AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Dec 3, 2012 06:20 AM CST

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

Senate Likely to Repeal Jackson-Vanik Application to Russia

The Senate is expected this week to take up floor consideration of legislation that would repeal application of the U.S. Jackson-Vanik amendment to Russia and Moldova and approve sanctions provisions -- asset freezes and visa denials -- targeting those who abuse human rights in Russia. The legislation already has passed the House.

Hill sources indicate that Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., wants to take up the Russia trade bill following action on the ...

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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