AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider-- Friday
Fri Jan 3, 2014 06:06 AM CST

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

FYI: Storms on the East Coast affected Washington Insider's ability to piece together the normal smaller items that go with the column.

Washington Insider: The Theory and the Problem

As the new year begins, it is interesting to note that very little is known for sure about the details of the expected compromise bill being pondered by ag leaders in Congress. At the same time, the debate about what should be done continues unabated, even though it is increasingly disconnected from ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
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