AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:04 AM CDT

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

House Continues to Wrestle with 'Waters of the United States'

House Republicans continue to modify the Obama administration's proposed plan to define the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act via the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. Jointly published April 21 by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the proposed rule would bring under federal jurisdiction all tributaries of streams, lakes, ponds and impoundments, as well as wetlands that affect the chemical, physical and biological ...

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  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
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  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
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