AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Apr 22, 2014 05:47 AM CDT

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

Brazil Postpones Filing WTO Case Until Later This Summer

Press reports surfaced over the weekend that Brazilian officials have decided against requesting the formation of a World Trade Organization panel this month to rule on U.S. cotton subsidies provided under the 2014 farm bill.

The publication Inside U.S. Trade reported that, "The government of Brazil will not request a World Trade Organization panel this month to challenge whether the United States has complied with a 2005 WTO ruling that faulted subsidies ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner Researchers have developed GE wheat that yields far better under hot conditions, a wheat gene is ...
  • Humane Livestock Handling on the Farm The American Farm Bureau Federation honored animal-handling expert Temple Grandin with a distingu...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • Fines for Fringe Benefits A little-noticed rule in the Affordable Care Act could impose huge penalties on small business. I...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet What might have been wrong with a calf that died early with swollen joints?
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