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 ...

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