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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 ...

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