AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Apr 15, 2013 06:01 AM CDT

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

McCarthy's Nomination to Head EPA Appears Headed for Senate Approval

During her confirmation hearing last week, Gina McCarthy presented herself as a pragmatic regulator as she sought to gain Senate approval of her nomination as the next Environmental Protection Agency administrator. She avoided making many commitments to senators other than to assure them she would address their concerns and consider various points of view in rulemakings.

McCarthy attempted to assuage the concerns of Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works ...

Quick View
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • 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...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • 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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