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Washington Insider--Monday
Mon Oct 28, 2013 05:56 AM CDT

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

TTIP May Likely a Temporary Victim of NSA Spying Revelations

The anger expressed by several EU governments following revelations that the U.S. National Security Agency has been spying on their leaders is likely to halt discussions on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, at least temporarily.

Last week, European Parliament President Martin Schulz called for TTIP talks to be suspended until allegations of NSA spying EU governments and EU institutions are clarified. He said suspension of the TTIP was vital if ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
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