AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider-- Wednesday
Wed Dec 11, 2013 05:37 AM CST

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

Congress to Extend 2008 Farm Bill Into 2014

Having failed for more than two years to approve new legislation to replace the 2008 farm bill, Congress is now poised to extend that law once again, this time for only a month or so.

The House is scheduled to begin its end-of-year recess on Friday, and it is clear that farm bill conferees will be unable to complete their work on a House-Senate compromise that can make it to the floor and ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • 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...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
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