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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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