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Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed Jul 3, 2013 06:25 AM CDT

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

Little Movement Expected on Federal Budget Talks Until Fall

Proving once again that Congress has become unwilling and unable to act unless there is a crisis, it now appears increasingly unlikely that either house of Congress will begin discussions aimed at arriving at a budget deal that would forestall a debt limit impasse this fall until after the August recess.

Earlier this year, such negotiations were expected to begin before the summer recess, largely because the Treasury was forecast to hit ...

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  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
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