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Washington Insider
Tue Jan 21, 2014 01:14 PM CST

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

PUSH FOR BIOTECH FOOD LABELS HEATING UP

More than 200 non-governmental organizations -- including several food manufacturers -- have signed onto a letter to President Obama in which they urge that he direct the Food and Drug Administration to require food companies to disclose the presence of genetically engineered food. The letter reminded Obama of a promise he made in 2007 as a candidate and urged that he add the United States to the list of 64 nations that mandate GE ...

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  • 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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