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Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed May 22, 2013 05:36 AM CDT

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

Experienced Negotiators Expect Slow Going at TPP Trade Talks

The ambitious schedule for completing a Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement by the end of this year is highly unlikely to be met, according to a group with significant experience in negotiating such agreements.

Six former U.S. trade representatives this week stressed the importance of concluding the TPP negotiations in a timely manner, but said an agreement was unlikely to be reached in 2013, as President Obama and other TPP leaders have ...

Quick View
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • 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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