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Washington Insider - Thursday
Thu Jan 24, 2013 06:08 AM CST

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

Curbing Nutrient Pollution to Remain a Major Issue for EPA This Year

Under a 2010 legal settlement with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Environmental Protection Agency has until April 30 to propose revisions to the existing rules for concentrated animal feeding operations that could make it easier for the agency to designate large animal feedlots as CAFOs under the Clean Water Act. The American Farm Bureau Federation says said the rule could extend to feedlots with fewer than 12,000 animals, operations ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • 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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