Policy Expertise

“Being a lobbyist/consultant for food and agriculture has changed dramatically in recent years. What has not changed is that Randy and his team at the Russell Group remain the top firm for those who wish to navigate the always difficult legislative and regulatory processes in Washington.”

Chuck Conner
President & CEO
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives

For 30 years the Russell Group has helped clients succeed in Washington. We couple our unparalleled understanding of the legislative, regulatory, and budgetary processes with our extensive relationships with key policymakers and staff to help clients advance their goals.

The Russell Group team’s expertise includes the following policy areas:

  • Child nutrition
    • School meal standards
    • SNAP
    • WIC food package
  • Food safety
    • Food Safety Modernization Act
    • Meat and poultry inspection
    • Food recalls
  • Agricultural research
  • Biofuels
    • Biodiesel tax credit
    • Renewable fuels standard
  • Animal health
    • Antibiotic stewardship
    • Disease outbreaks
  • Trade
  • Conservation
  • Rural water infrastructure
  • Biotechnology
  • Production agriculture
    • Commodities
    • Dairy
    • Produce

Our Clients Include