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Washington Insider--Friday
Fri Oct 25, 2013 06:06 AM CDT

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

House Passes Authorization Bill; Measure Now Moves to Conference

The House this week did something out of the ordinary: it approved a bill authorizing the government to undertake some important projects, and the measure now will go to conference. It appears that this is the only the second authorizing bill that has gotten this far since the 113th Congress was seated last January. (The first was the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 that was signed into law last ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Ample Stocks Ahead Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and modera...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
  • Ask the Vet What are these crusty scabs on my cattle?
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