AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Aug 2, 2013 07:14 AM CDT

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

House Appears Increasingly Likely to Approve Short-Term Continuing Resolution

Congress is out the door at the close of business this evening as members begin their five-week summer recess, in spite of the lack of much progress on major legislative priorities.

The Constitution gives Congress one major annual job -- appropriating the money needed to run the federal government. In the first seven months of this year, Congress has not approved even one of the 12 spending measures and, with just nine ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • 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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