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Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Mar 26, 2013 05:53 AM CDT

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

Sen. Wyden Looking into Recent Increases in Gasoline Prices

There have been a number of reports recently that the workings of the Renewable Fuels Standard may have contributed to increases in the price of gasoline at the pump. Some petroleum refiners are considering whether to petition the Environmental Protection Agency, which administers the RFS, to reduce the amount of ethanol mandates for 2013 and 2014. Refiners say failure to reduce the RFS would cause them to hit the so-called "blend wall," ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
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