AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Apr 7, 2014 05:47 AM CDT

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

Meat Labeling Case to Be Reheard by Full US Appeals Court

Another challenge is ahead relative to the USDA proposed country-of-origin labeling (COOL) rule pitting corporate free-speech rights against the government’s regulatory reach.

The US Court of Appeals in Washington on April 4 threw out a March 28 ruling by a three-judge panel upholding the USDA's labeling requirements. The full court of 11 judges will now decide whether regulators can constitutionally require a company to provide only information that corrects a ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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