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Washington Insider--Tuesday
Tue Aug 20, 2013 06:05 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Canada Asks for WTO Panel to Rule on U.S Country of Origin Labeling Law

Canada yesterday followed through on previous promises to fight the U.S. country of origin labeling law by requesting the establishment of a World Trade Organization compliance panel to rule on the controversial provision.

In a joint statement, Canadian International Trade Minister Ed Fast and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz say: "We had hoped to avoid having to again resort to the WTO to resolve this matter. However, despite ...

Quick View
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  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
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