AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider--Thursday
Thu Sep 12, 2013 06:00 AM CDT

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

House Scheduled to Take Up 'Nutrition-Only' Farm Bill Next Week

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., has told his GOP colleagues to be ready to vote during the week of Sept. 16 on legislation to reduce spending on food stamps and other nutrition programs. The proposed legislation reportedly would cut food stamp spending by $40 billion over the next 10 years, up significantly from the $20.5 billion in cuts that were a part of the House farm that failed to gain ...

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  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • 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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