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Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Mar 5, 2013 06:01 AM CST

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

Obama Administration Poised to Act on Climate Change

The White House this year plans to roll out a number of actions aimed at combatting global climate change, according to Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the president for energy and climate change.

Speaking at a recent event on current issues in energy and environmental policy, Zichal called climate change "one of the clearest and most urgent challenges of our time," and added that President Obama will soon discuss steps the administration will ...

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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