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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Jun 27, 2014 07:50 AM CDT

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

Senators Urge Administration to Step Up Trade Enforcement Actions

The Obama administration came into office promising to do a better job of monitoring U.S. trade agreements and, when necessary, to take steps against countries thought to be violating provisions of those agreements. Some in Congress do not think the White House has done nearly enough in this area and earlier this week, the leaders of the Senate Finance Committee took the administration to task for what they said was a lack ...

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  • 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...
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