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Washington Insider--Friday
Fri Nov 1, 2013 06:36 AM CDT

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

New Climate Change Study Quantifies Effect on Global Economy

The latest in a long line of climate change studies could merit extra attention from policy makers due to the horrific economic devastation it forecasts. According to a report by the U.K-based risk analysis firm Maplecroft, nearly one-third of global economic output will be based in countries facing "high" to "extreme" risks from the consequences of climate change by 2025.

The effects from more frequent and extreme climate-related events such as storms, ...

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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