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Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Mar 5, 2013 06:01 AM CST

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

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 ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a new, faster method of testing soybean cyst nematode samples is...
  • Profit Makeover When Curtis Schallert's 40-year-old stands of Kentucky-31 fescue petered out a few years ago, the...
  • UAVs Taking Flight in Ag The FAA this month began accelerating its exemption approvals for companies testing the skies wit...
  • Iowa's Field of Dreams Current Iowa land values are running about 16% below peak 2013 levels. That's according to a real...
  • Drought Recovery March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
  • Competing for Dollars Beef is far from a loser in the daily race for buyers at meat counters across the country. It's n...
  • CDC: No Human H5N2 Cases So Far So far, there are no reported cases of H5N2 in humans, but transmission of the highly contagious ...
  • Ask the Vet Can I cure my cow's uterine infection with an infusion?
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