AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Jun 18, 2013 05:48 AM CDT

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

Farm Bill Heads the House Agenda This Week

For weeks we've heard nothing but gloom and doom about the prospects for the House farm bill, but that appears to be changing. After numerous failed whip counts (in which there were not enough likely votes for passage), the House leadership now is saying that they are close to finding the necessary 218 votes. One factor may have been House Speaker John Boehner's, R-Ohio, announcement that he would support the farm bill and ...

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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