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
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  • Ample Stocks Ahead Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and modera...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
  • Ask the Vet What are these crusty scabs on my cattle?
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