AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Mar 28, 2013 05:54 AM CDT

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

House Agriculture Committee Could Complete Farm Bill Work Next Month

Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Texas, a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, says he hopes the panel will complete its work on the next farm bill in either April or May so it the legislation could go shortly thereafter to the House floor for a vote.

In an interview with the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Neugebauer said he was going to encourage House leadership to bring the farm bill to the floor, "because ...

Quick View
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  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
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  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
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