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Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu May 16, 2013 12:30 AM CDT

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

Boxer Set to Again Move McCarthy's Nomination to Head EPA

Senate Environment and Public Works Chairwoman Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., plans to try again today to convince Republicans on her panel to approve the president's nomination of Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

In a last-minute effort to persuade the GOP, acting EPA Administrator Bob Perciasepe met Tuesday with panel ranking member David Vitter, R-La. In a statement released after the meeting, Vitter said the exchange was "productive" and that ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • 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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