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 ...

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  • 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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