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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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  • 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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