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Washington Insider-- Friday
Fri Dec 20, 2013 06:02 AM CST

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

Brazil Begins Internal Consultations on Cotton Dispute with U.S.

Brazil plans to begin consultations next month with domestic interests on what steps the country should take in light of a recent U.S. decision to discontinue agreed payments to Brazil's cotton industry. Earlier this week, Brazil's Trade Ministry said the discussions are intended as "a preparatory act for an eventual retaliation." A work group at the trade ministry is preparing a list of possible measures to implement, and will complete its preparations ...

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  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
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