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Washington Insider
Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:06 PM CDT

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

TTIP TALKS GET OFF TO A GOOD START

The United States and European Union last week concluded the first round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks in Washington, and officials appeared optimistic regarding the ground that was covered and the prospects for success in the future.

During a news conference at the end of the round, U.S. chief negotiator Dan Mullaney named more than two dozen issue areas covered by TTIP negotiators, noting the issues covered comprised agricultural market ...

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  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
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