AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Jul 7, 2014 06:15 AM CDT

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

Court Rules Against Plaintiffs Seeking to Force EPA to Regulate Feedlots

A federal court in Washington last week dismissed a lawsuit brought by four Iowa residents who wanted the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate air emissions from concentrated animal feeding operations. The plaintiffs were concerned about emissions from a hog feeding operation near an elementary school and sought to require the EPA to list animal feeding operations as stationary sources to be regulated under the Clean Air Act and to list ...

Quick View
  • 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.
  • Fines for Fringe Benefits A little-noticed rule in the Affordable Care Act could impose huge penalties on small business. I...
  • 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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