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Washington Insider-- Tuesday
Tue Dec 10, 2013 06:02 AM CST

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

South Korea Unlikely to Play a Role in Developing Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

South Korea recently expressed an interest in joining the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement talks, but the United States is not on board with the idea, at least not now. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman says Seoul would have to wait until the current talks are concluded before being able to join.

The 12 nations involved in TPP talks had hoped to conclude the agreement by the end ...

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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