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Wed Jan 22, 2014 05:23 PM CST

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

COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN LABELING PROBLEMS REMAIN UNRESOLVED IN FARM BILL

A number of reports have indicated that an agreement among farm bill conferees that would provide a new dairy policy program without supply management means the farm bill is all but completed. However, there remain several loose ends still dangling until Congress reconvenes next week.

Chief among these are provisions covering crop subsidy caps and country-of-origin labeling (COOL) for meat and meat products. Some Capitol Hill sources predict that the four farm bill ...

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