AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Jun 13, 2013 06:15 AM CDT

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

WHITE HOUSE MAY INITIATE NEW EFFORTS TO CURB GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

If Congress continues to balk at taking on the job of limiting the nation's greenhouse gas emissions, the White House will step in and issue more regulations to accomplish the task, according to Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the president for energy and climate change. Zichal told a recent conference that the federal Clean Air Act provides a variety of regulatory tools that could be used to reduce emissions of ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
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