AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Jun 21, 2013 06:26 AM CDT

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

U.K. Government Sees Benefits of Agricultural Biotechnology

Genetic engineering of crops is anathema in many European nations, but the opinions on this subject of government officials in the United Kingdom have for years been more closely aligned with those of their U.S. counterparts.

Earlier this week, U.K. Environment Minister Owen Paterson spoke at an agricultural research facility in England, telling his audience that Europe cannot afford to be left behind on genetically modified crops while the rest of the world moves ...

Quick View
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  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
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