Policy Expertise

“There is no better advocate for agriculture and food in Washington D.C. than the Russell Group. Respected by both parties for their expertise and credibility, they build relationships and get results.”

Tim Johnson
President and CEO
The California Rice Commission

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