AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Jun 20, 2014 06:01 AM CDT

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

Russia May File WTO Challenge to Economic Sanctions

Russia reportedly may file a challenge at the World Trade Organization against the economic and trade sanctions being imposed on Russia by the United States, Canada, Japan and the European Union. Russian Ministry of Economic Development official Maxim Medvedkov says the sanctions run counter to WTO rules.

He said the sanctions, which were imposed in response to the conflict in Ukraine, fail to meet WTO rules that specify a country can use sanctions ...

Quick View
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • 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 How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
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