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Washington Insider--Friday
Fri Sep 20, 2013 05:59 AM CDT

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

Executive Branch Preparing for Possible Government Shutdown

With the end of the current fiscal year just 10 days away and a possible government shutdown just a day after that, the White House Office of Management and Budget is taking the prudent step of requiring all federal agencies to develop contingency plans for dealing with a sudden cutoff of funds.

There remains a possibility that House Republicans and Democrats will be able to find a way in the two legislative days that ...

Quick View
  • Dodge Down Corn Conditions have been right for stalk rot and ear molds in corn in many parts of the Midwest this ...
  • Rethink Grazing If you see a group of steers in a field of green corn, you can generally bet it is either an acci...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends Co-op giant commits to N plant close to cheap gas and customer base.
  • Rents Resist Price Relief Growers in bellwether corn states expect to make money on bushels -- not price -- in 2014, farm m...
  • Beef Checkoff Questioned Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday he might take action to offer his own changes to th...
  • Farm Family Business Crafting a vision for the future, projecting financials, managing employees, acting with humility...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 6 Chris Clayton continues looking at the state of agriculture along historic Route 66, dubbed "The ...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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