AG POLICY NEWS
USDA Details Climate Strategy
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Jun 7, 2013 07:02 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Ohio farmer Fred Yoder felt a small sense of pride for the work he had done on climate-change adaptation with a group of agricultural stakeholders when Yoder heard about some climate initiatives announced this week by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

Yoder had co-chaired a committee for the group 25x'25 that had recommendations for farmers and policymakers to examine long-term adaptation strategies for climate change. The 25x'25 report underscored the need for more research into a broad array of areas ranging from climate forecasting to new crop-management tools, as well as emphasizing production practices that would enhance ...

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?
Related News Stories
WOTUS Conflict Hits Boiling Point
Ag Policy Blog
WOTUS Live in Some States
Washington Insider - Friday
WOTUS Injunction Granted
EPA: WOTUS Enforcement Begins Friday
Ag Policy Blog
WOTUS Injunction Rejected
Washington Insider - Thursday
Washington Insider