AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider
Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:32 AM CDT

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

HOUSE BILL WOULD INCREASE POWER OF LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

A bill introduced in the House would require Congress to approve any rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency that would have a significant effect on the U.S. economy. The legislation, introduced by House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves, R-Mo., is titled "The Stop the EPA Act of 2014."

In addition to requiring any new rules to be reviewed by Congress before they could take effect, the Graves measure also would require ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner Researchers have developed GE wheat that yields far better under hot conditions, a wheat gene is ...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
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