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
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Ample Stocks Ahead Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and modera...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
  • Ask the Vet What are these crusty scabs on my cattle?
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