AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider-- Thursday
Thu Jan 16, 2014 06:22 AM CST

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

Possible Compromise Seen in Farm Bill Dairy Standoff

House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., now says he is open to considering a farm bill dairy compromise that House Ag Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., and staff are working on. "I don't really have a problem if it works," Peterson said.

This is a change in tone for Peterson who in the past repeatedly asserted he had the votes needed to approve his dairy supply management proposal. And Peterson maintained that ...

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