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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 ...

Quick View
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  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
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