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Washington Insider
Fri Nov 22, 2013 02:57 PM CST

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

PROSPECTS FOR WTO MINISTERIAL MEETING IMPROVE

Just yesterday, we wrote in this space that things did not look promising for the upcoming World Trade Organization meeting next month in Indonesia. Last weekend, one WTO official was quoted by the press as saying that the preparatory talks leading up the next meeting "went very badly." That situation now appears to have brightened considerably following further discussions this week.

WTO members now report that they have come to a broad agreement on a ...

Quick View
  • 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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