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Washington Insider--Wednesday
Wed Aug 28, 2013 06:20 AM CDT

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

CRS Report Sees Possible Changes to Future Grants of Trade Promotion Authority

Congress may wish to implement changes to Trade Promotion Authority negotiating objectives and consultation procedures if it answers President Obama's call for TPA renewal, according to a recent report by the Congressional Research Service.

TPA is a "fast track" procedure whereby Congress grants the president authority to enter into certain reciprocal trade agreements, provided that the president complies with certain requirements as to negotiation objectives and congressional consultation. Under ...

Quick View
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  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
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