AG POLICY NEWS
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Mon Aug 5, 2013 05:42 AM CDT

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

House Bill Would Require Congressional Sign-Off on Costly Regulations

The House last Friday approved legislation that would require both chambers of Congress to sign off on any federal regulation that the White House Office of Management and Budget estimates would cost $100 million or more annually. Similar legislation was introduced in the previous three Congresses but went nowhere.

Under the legislation, both houses of Congress would be required to enact a "joint resolution of approval" before any major rule could go ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
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