AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Jun 20, 2013 05:47 AM CDT

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

Japan Shopping for Alternatives to U.S. Western Soft White Wheat

Japanese Agriculture Ministry officials remain concerned about the possibility –– however remote –– that supplies of U.S. Western soft white wheat from Oregon could contain an unapproved genetically engineered variety. As a result, the ministry, which is the buyer of all wheat imported into Japan, is looking for an alternative source and has sent officials to U.S., Australian and Canadian farming locations in search of supplies from locations other than the ...

Quick View
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  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
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