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Washington Insider
Tue Aug 20, 2013 04:31 PM CDT

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

CANADA ASKS FOR WTO PANEL TO RULE ON COOL

Canada yesterday followed through on previous promises to fight the U.S. country of origin labeling law by requesting the establishment of a World Trade Organization compliance panel to rule on the controversial provision.

In a joint statement, Canadian International Trade Minister Ed Fast and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz say: "We had hoped to avoid having to again resort to the WTO to resolve this matter. However, despite consistent rulings by the WTO, ...

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  • 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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