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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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  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
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