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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
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
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