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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," ...

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  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
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