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Washington Insider - Monday
Mon Feb 11, 2013 06:25 AM CST

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

Boxer to Brief Colleagues on Science Behind Climate Change

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., has invited her Senate colleagues to a briefing this week during which four top climate scientists will "present the latest trends and scientific evidence related to the growing impacts associated with climate change," according to a letter from Boxer's office.

The scientists include an official with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, a Harvard University expert on how rising global temperatures ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business When family members are stressed, they tend either to shut down or explode. Try these tips for he...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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