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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Jan 18, 2013 06:00 AM CST

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

Pesticide 'Mega Lawsuit' Dismissal Hearing Set for March

The Environmental Protection Agency is continuing settlement talks with plaintiffs in a legal action commonly referred to as the pesticide "mega suit." The action, brought by the environmental groups the Center for Biological Diversity and the Pesticide Action Network North America, alleges that EPA failed to consult with the federal wildlife services to determine the effects of 382 pesticides on 214 species protected under the Endangered Species Act. Such consultations are required under ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
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