AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Mar 18, 2014 05:45 AM CDT

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

Peterson Will Seek Reelection

Rep. Collin Peterson D-Minn., ranking and former chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, announced on Monday that he will seek another term. Peterson had publicly wavered about running again, and his retirement would likely have made Republicans the favorites to win his seat.

“I still have a lot of work to do,” Peterson said. He mentioned both implementation of the just passed 2014 Farm Bill and finding permanent flood protection for the Red River Valley things that ...

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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