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Thu Jun 13, 2013 06:21 AM CDT

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WHITE HOUSE MAY INITIATE NEW EFFORTS TO CURB GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

If Congress continues to balk at taking on the job of limiting the nation's greenhouse gas emissions, the White House will step in and issue more regulations to accomplish the task, according to Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the president for energy and climate change. Zichal told a recent conference that the federal Clean Air Act provides a variety of regulatory tools that could be used to reduce emissions of ...

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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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