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Washington Insider
Thu Dec 26, 2013 02:12 PM CST

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

TTIP NEGOTIATORS REMAIN OPTIMISTIC ON PROGRESS IN 2014

The third round of talks on the wide-ranging 'Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership' (TTIP) took place in Washington last week, and negotiators are predicting that progress on food safety provisions and technical barriers to trade will continue at least into next spring.

By March 2014, European Union and U.S. officials are expected to start working on the wording of provisions designed to "make it easier to comply with each other's existing rules, and ...

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  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
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