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Washington Insider
Fri Oct 18, 2013 12:15 PM CDT

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

CANADA-EU TO CLOSE TRADE DEAL

While most of the world was busy watching political and economic convulsions in the United States, Canada and the European Union appear to have moved ahead with a significant new agreement. Canadian government sources told the press Wednesday that Ottawa has struck the "political framework for a deal" and has been seeking the consent of all provinces before finally agreeing to the package. Conservative Prime Minister Steven Harper apparently will participate in an official ceremony to ...

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  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • 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...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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