AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider--Wednesday
Wed Sep 18, 2013 06:49 AM CDT

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

Obama Again Calls on Congress to Replace Sequester

President Barack Obama is calling on Republicans to pass a long-term budget that eliminates the sequester instead of threatening to shut down the government or throw the nation into default unless The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is overturned.

In a speech to commemorate the five-year anniversary of the financial crisis, President Obama said after all the work to bring the economy back from the depths of the recession, no one ...

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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