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Washington Insider--Tuesday
Tue Sep 10, 2013 06:01 AM CDT

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

House May Take Up 'Food-Stamp-Only' Farm Bill This Month

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., last week sent a memo to his fellow House Republicans that outlined a lengthy to-do list for the chamber over the next two months, including bills to keep federal agencies open, avoid defaulting on the government's obligations, make changes to the immigration system, deal with Syria and, perhaps, reform the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamp program).

In prior years, food stamps would have ...

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  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
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