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Washington Insider--Friday
Fri Oct 11, 2013 06:17 AM CDT

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

WTO Panel Members Put Aside Discussions on Currency Issues

Members of the World Trade Organization's Working Group on Trade, Debt and Finance have agreed to put off for the time being any further discussions regarding the effects that currency movements may have on trade as well as possible measures to address such "misalignments."

Nearly a year ago, Brazil formally proposed that WTO members initiate discussions on what role the WTO could play in "tackling distortive trade effects provoked by enduring and ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
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