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 ...

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