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Washington Insider
Fri May 16, 2014 06:08 PM CDT

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

OBAMA PLANS INVOLVED IN POWER PLANT EMISSIONS PROPOSAL

The Environmental Protection Agency currently is completing work on proposed carbon-emissions rules for power plants, with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy saying earlier this week that the agency expects to publish the proposal by June 2.

It seems the White House plans to give the rules a high profile as sources tell news outlets that President Obama plans to personally unveil the rules. The president's participation in the announcement will help demonstrate the administration's ...

Quick View
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  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
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