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Washington Insider-- Tuesday
Tue Dec 17, 2013 06:04 AM CST

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

Legislative Transition in Europe Could Affect TTIP Talks

The prospect of next year's European Parliament elections is putting additional time pressure on negotiators working on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. The worry is that unless Europe's talks with the United States move along sufficiently in the near term, the election of new members of Parliament might result in a need to backtrack and renegotiate some sections of the proposed bilateral free trade agreement.

Speaking recently in Washington, Deputy U.S. Trade ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • 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.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
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