NEWS
Washington Insider
Tue Mar 12, 2013 05:06 PM CDT

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

WASHINGTON INSIDER: NEW COOL CONTINUES TO STIR CONTROVERSY

Policies that require country of origin labels on retail food products have been controversial since they were first proposed, in part because they seem contradictory in the modern, interconnected world -- and, especially one in which the United States ag industry has such large stakes. Nevertheless, a COOL approach attracted significant support from a broad group of U.S. livestock producers and was part of the 2008 Farm Act.

Not only did the proposal ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
USDA Funding for Conservation
Ag Policy Blog
COOL Benefits Questioned
Washington Insider--Monday
Lawmakers Slam Crop Insurance Report
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider--Friday
WOTUS Urgency
White House Defending WOTUS
Washington Insider--Thursday