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Washington Insider--Tuesday
Tue Feb 11, 2014 06:05 AM CST

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

EU, U.S. Prepare to Exchange TTIP Market Access Offers This Week

European Union and U.S. negotiators are expected this week to exchange offers on market access for the potential Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership free trade agreement, thus taking discussions to a more involved level than previously was the case.

The next round of official talks will take place in Brussels next month, but before that, EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht will meet U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman in Washington ...

Quick View
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  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
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