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
  • Crop Tech Corner Researchers have developed GE wheat that yields far better under hot conditions, a wheat gene is ...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • Fines for Fringe Benefits A little-noticed rule in the Affordable Care Act could impose huge penalties on small business. I...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
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