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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 ...

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  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
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