AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider--Tuesday
Tue Sep 24, 2013 06:04 AM CDT

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

Energy Efficiency Bill Derailed in Senate

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., last week dropped plans to consider an energy efficiency bill after Republicans insisted that the chamber consider as many as 45 amendments –– many of them non-germane –– during the debate. Reid may schedule the measure for floor consideration once the Senate completes action on the stop-gap spending bill that the House approved last Friday. That measure would keep the government funded and open for the first 75 days ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a new, faster method of testing soybean cyst nematode samples is...
  • Competing for Dollars Beef has some catching up to do, but there is opportunity ahead.
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • Senior Partners - 1 Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing t...
  • $3 Corn Subdues Bids March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
  • Nutrients Ruling A federal appeals court Tuesday ruled that a lower court could not order EPA to make a decision o...
  • West, Texas: 2 Years Later - 1 Two years after the ammonium nitrate explosion at West Fertilizer Co. in West, Texas, state offic...
  • West, Texas: 2 Years Later - 2 While federal and state governments did not mandate more regulations when it comes to storing fer...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my cow has anaplaz, which I've never heard of before. What is it?
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