FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Washington Insider - Thursday
Thu Aug 21, 2014 06:13 AM CDT

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

National Academies to Prepare New Report on Genetically Modified Organisms

The National Academies is putting together a new panel that will have the task of preparing a report that analyzes the experience with, and future prospects for, genetically engineered crops. The effort will be just the latest in a long series of studies and reports prepared and issued by the Academies.

The panel plans to update findings and questions raised in previous reports covering all aspects of GMO production. The panel's ...

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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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