AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Jan 3, 2013 05:57 AM CST

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

Filibuster to Remain High on Senate's Agenda

The 113th Congress convenes today for the swearing in of new representatives and senators before the two chambers attempt once again to do the peoples' work. Carried over from the previous Congress is a proposal by a number of senators to reform the chamber's filibuster rule in such a way that it no longer would require 60 votes to pass most legislation or to confirm presidential nominees.

Late last month, a bipartisan group of ...

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...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
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