AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Dec 27, 2012 06:31 AM CST

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

NGFA Spearheads Letters to Congress on CRP Reform

The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) has spearheaded a pair of letters to the leaders of the congressional agriculture committees urging that they build upon the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) provisions adopted by the House Agriculture Committee when resuming consideration of a new five-year farm bill.

The letters --- one signed by eight national agribusiness trade associations and the other by 20 state and regional grain and feed associations affiliated with the ...

Quick View
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  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
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