NEWS
EPA Sees Conservation at Work
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:31 PM CDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (DTN) -- While EPA has become synonymous with federal regulatory overreach for agriculture, farmers last week heard more about collaboration and praise regarding efforts to reduce non-point source water pollution from nutrient loads.

"Seeing how real-time science is being incorporated into agronomic practices on the farm, how farmers and producers are willing to take some risks and make some investments, with a little bit of help from other entities to get things moving, is just inspiring," said Denise Keehner, director of the Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds for the Environmental Protection Agency. Keehner talked to farmers about ...

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?
Related News Stories
Conservation Practices Touted
Study: Wetlands Lost to Ag
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Soil Renaissance Begins