AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Mar 4, 2013 06:49 AM CST

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

House Judiciary Panel Hears Testimony on Rolling Back Environmental Rules

The House Judiciary Regulatory Reform Subcommittee last week held a hearing to gather ideas from the business community regarding environmental rules and other regulatory requirements that the business groups argue are hurting job growth and the U.S. economy.

In the past, the Republican-majority House passed multiple deregulation bills, but it is unclear whether the issue will get the same attention in the chamber this year. But one Republican subcommittee member vowed ...

Quick View
  • The Trouble With Talc Planting can be dusty work, but a little housekeeping is in order to protect pollinators this spr...
  • Fescue Workaround Fescue can be a challenge, but Butch Foster said he and his dad, Bob, put 200 to 250 pounds on ca...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • Senior Partners - 1 Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing t...
  • Sample With Precision Dan Davidson looks at how to measure the horsepower of your soil with the Solvita soil respiratio...
  • USDA Defines Actively Engaged Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engage...
  • New Paths Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
  • She's Got It All Alicia Mielke is a farm girl originally from Harrington, Wash., who continues to lend a hand to h...
  • Ask the Vet Would a bull with an undescended testicle or one that was a hard pull at birth be worthy of breed...
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