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Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed Feb 20, 2013 05:39 AM CST

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

Global Climate Change Could Slash Grain Production in Asia, Boosting Prices Everywhere

Global climate change and its potential consequences for human life on earth is in the news again with an official with the with the International Food Policy Research Institute telling the press that climate change could slash Asia's grain production by up to a quarter over the next four decades, forcing major consumers like China to dramatically increase imports. This in turn could push food prices to double their ...

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  • 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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