AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider - Friday
Fri Jan 25, 2013 06:05 AM CST

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

Report Finds Value of China's Currency Has Little Effect on U.S. Trade Level

The U.S.-China Business Council has issued a report that among other things finds that the exchange rate of China's currency, the renminbi, has not stunted the level of U.S. exports to China. The allegation that China routinely manipulates the value of its currency as a way to advance its trade interests has been repeated for years, but according to the council's report, the allegation is more myth than ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
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