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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
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • 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...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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