AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed Feb 20, 2013 05:39 AM CST

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

Global Climate Change Could Slash Grain Production in Asia, Boosting Prices Everywhere

Global climate change and its potential consequences for human life on earth is in the news again with an official with the with the International Food Policy Research Institute telling the press that climate change could slash Asia's grain production by up to a quarter over the next four decades, forcing major consumers like China to dramatically increase imports. This in turn could push food prices to double their ...

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  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
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