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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...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
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