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
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Ample Stocks Ahead Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and modera...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
  • Ask the Vet What are these crusty scabs on my cattle?
Related News Stories
Soil Sampling Gets Up to Speed
Something in the Water