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Washington Insider-- Monday
Mon Dec 2, 2013 05:59 AM CST

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

Administration Officials Promote Trade Agreement During Visit to Japan

Vice President Biden and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman have scheduled meetings in Japan this week where both say that negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement will be high on the agenda.

Froman meets today with senior Japanese officials to discuss the TPP negotiations and other regional and multilateral issues before traveling to Vietnam and Malaysia prior to attending the annual World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference that begins tomorrow in Bali, Indonesia. ...

Quick View
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  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
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