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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Mar 21, 2013 09:53 AM CDT

I made a mistake in Wednesday's blog on the Continuing Resolution in the Senate and the biotech policy rider language added to it.

The language in the bill would come into effect when there is litigation on a biotech crop and an attempt by the courts to either remove crops from the field or stop a harvest of the crops. That was a situation a few years ago when an environmental group had sued USDA over Roundup Ready sugarbeets.

The CR would effectively allow USDA to sign a temporary permit for the crop rather than putting those decisions in the ...

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