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Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Mar 25, 2014 05:40 AM CDT

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

Canada’s Dairy Supply Program a Roadblock to TPP Negotiations

Canada’s dairy supply management program is one of the hurdles in concluding Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. The supply management system, in place since the 1960s, imposes limitations on production of milk and cheese, as well as eggs and poultry, by means of a government-provided quota to support prices.

New Zealand and the U.S. are reportedly urging greater access to the Canadian dairy market through the TPP talks. The 1988 Canada-United States Free ...

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