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 ...

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  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
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