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Washington Insider--Friday
Fri Aug 16, 2013 05:23 AM CDT

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

EPA's McCarthy Talks Climate Change in Remarks to Iowa Farmers

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on Aug. 15 was at the Iowa state fair, speaking with farmers at the Iowa Farm Environmental Awards ceremony. The event marks an early effort by the new administrator to connect with the agriculture community, in hopes of avoiding her predecessor's misstep.

"The challenges that farmers and the ag community face today -- extreme drought or extreme floods, and identifying what needs to be done to mitigate ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Herd Booster In 1935, in an effort to help ranchers hit hard by the Dust Bowl, the U.S. government bought 547 ...
  • 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...
  • Taxlink by Andy Biebl What farmers consider a hedge may be speculation in the eyes of IRS -- and that significantly alt...
  • Woodbury: Family Business Matters Consider whether you want your legacy to be measured by the size of your bank account, your inves...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
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