AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider - Monday
Mon Jan 28, 2013 06:27 AM CST

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

Fiscal Issues Remain on Congressional Front Burner

Following the House passage last week of a bill that would suspend the limit on federal borrowing until mid-May, attention on Capitol Hill is turning to the upcoming fight over whether and how to replace the March 1 across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration and the March 27 expiration date of the current continuing resolution that is keeping the government funded in FY2013.

The Senate is expected to take up the bill this week, ...

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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