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
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
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