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Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:04 AM CDT

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

House Continues to Wrestle with 'Waters of the United States'

House Republicans continue to modify the Obama administration's proposed plan to define the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act via the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. Jointly published April 21 by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the proposed rule would bring under federal jurisdiction all tributaries of streams, lakes, ponds and impoundments, as well as wetlands that affect the chemical, physical and biological ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
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