AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon May 6, 2013 05:57 AM CDT

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

House Scheduled to Take Up 'Debt Prioritization' Legislation This Week

The House today returns from the sixth of its scheduled 19 week-long recesses this year with plans to vote on a bill that would allow the Treasury Department, after it hits the congressionally set debt limit, to only sell enough debt securities to keep current on existing public debt and Social Security obligations. The vote most likely will come up later this week, but not on Friday, which is a day ...

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  • 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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