AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider-- Wednesday
Wed Nov 27, 2013 05:59 AM CST

Note: Washington Insider column will take a break Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. A new column will appear Monday. Have a great Thanksgiving!

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

House Bill Would Establish a Commission to Formulate National Energy Policy

Two members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have introduced legislation that would create a commission review current national energy policy and propose a comprehensive plan for the future. "This country has gone too long without a comprehensive energy plan," said Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., one ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a new, faster method of testing soybean cyst nematode samples is...
  • Profit Makeover When Curtis Schallert's 40-year-old stands of Kentucky-31 fescue petered out a few years ago, the...
  • UAVs Taking Flight in Ag The FAA this month began accelerating its exemption approvals for companies testing the skies wit...
  • Iowa's Field of Dreams Current Iowa land values are running about 16% below peak 2013 levels. That's according to a real...
  • Drought Recovery March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
  • Competing for Dollars Beef is far from a loser in the daily race for buyers at meat counters across the country. It's n...
  • CDC: No Human H5N2 Cases So Far So far, there are no reported cases of H5N2 in humans, but transmission of the highly contagious ...
  • Ask the Vet Can I cure my cow's uterine infection with an infusion?
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