AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Jun 10, 2014 06:04 AM CDT

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

House Likely to Vote on USDA-CFTC-FDA Spending Bill This Month

House Republican leaders this week plan to take up the fiscal 2015 appropriations bill covering USDA, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Food and Drug Administration. The plan outlined by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., would have the House first consider the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development (THUD) bill and then the USDA measure. That bill reportedly will be brought to the floor under an open amendment process that will ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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