AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider
Wed Feb 20, 2013 03:38 PM CST

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

GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE COULD SLASH GRAIN PRODUCTION IN ASIA, BOOST PRICES EVERYWHERE

Global climate change and its potential consequences for human life on earth is in the news again with an official with the with the International Food Policy Research Institute telling the press that climate change could slash Asia's grain production by up to a quarter over the next four decades, forcing major consumers like China to dramatically increase imports. This in turn could push food prices to double their ...

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  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • 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...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
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