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
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
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