AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider
Wed Aug 14, 2013 03:32 PM CDT

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

U.S. GOVERNMENT, GROUPS FILE ON COOL PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION REQUEST

Court briefs filed by the U.S. government relative to the preliminary injunction sought to halt implementation of mandatory Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) rules indicate the government believes those seeking the action are not justified in doing so.

The Department of Justice said filings from groups such as the American Meat Institute (AMI) and others that are seeking the preliminary injunction have failed to demonstrate why they are entitled to an emergency halt to ...

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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