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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
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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