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Tue Mar 5, 2013 04:48 PM CST

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OBAMA ADMINISTRATION POISED TO ACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

The White House this year plans to roll out a number of actions aimed at combatting global climate change, according to Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the president for energy and climate change.

Speaking at a recent event on current issues in energy and environmental policy, Zichal called climate change "one of the clearest and most urgent challenges of our time," and added that President Obama will soon discuss steps the administration will ...

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  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
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