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Tue Jun 17, 2014 11:13 AM CDT

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

VILSACK CONCEDES LACK OF MOVEMENT ON TRANSATLANTIC PARTNERSHIP TALKS

Neither side is happy about where negotiations are on the agriculture chapter of a potential Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) free trade agreement, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told the press yesterday in Europe. The secretary was in Luxembourg where he met with European Union agriculture ministers as well as EU Farm Commissioner Dacian Ciolos.

Vilsack is in Europe this week to meet with agriculture and trade officials as well as stakeholders ...

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