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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
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Batten Down the Hatches Purdue economists forecast multiple years of negative or narrow margins for corn and soybean prod...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
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