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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor

Tuesday 05/06/14

Foot and Mouth Disease, Climate Reaction and High-Frequency Trades
The cattle industry has found a rallying point most producers can agree upon: Stopping imports of fresh beef from areas of South America that have had cases of foot and mouth disease.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 2:38PM CDT 05/06/14 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
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For every action, there is a reaction. Till people quit wasting energy and food, the EPA and others, can contribute all they like to amplifying the problem. If one thinks cow farts are the problem, quit the burgers. If one thinks coal is an issue, turn off the heat and air conditioning, etc. Stocking fish in natural lakes for sport, as an example, increases fish poop, which is a contributor to methane emissions, but who cares as long as the states can generate revenue on license fees, gas taxes and sales taxes promoting tourism and recreation. It does not matter what is wasted, in whatever manner, crude oil, soy beans or corn, the solution is in your mirror, not in D.C.
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 5:28AM CDT 05/07/14
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