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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
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
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