AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider-- Thursday
Thu Nov 14, 2013 05:47 AM CST

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

EPA's McCarthy to Testify About Plans to Expand Clean Water Act Jurisdiction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency have developed a joint proposal under which they would assert Clean Water Act jurisdiction over all natural and artificial tributary streams, lakes, ponds and wetlands that affect the chemical, physical and biological integrity of larger, downstream navigable waters. The proposal currently is under review by the White House Office of Management and Budget. And, as expected, it also ...

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  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
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