AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Jun 24, 2014 06:00 AM CDT

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

Senate Panel Likely to Reject Proposed Changes to U.S. Food Aid

The Senate Commerce Committee today is scheduled to consider a Coast Guard reauthorization bill that is expected to omit a controversial provision that would increase the amount of food aid that must be shipped on U.S.-built, -flagged, and -manned vessels. That provision, intended to devote less U.S. funding for food assistance overseas and more to providing a subsidy for the U.S. shipping industry, was included in the version of the ...

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  • Beef Checkoff Questioned Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday he might take action to offer his own changes to th...
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  • Rents Resist Price Relief Growers in bellwether corn states expect to make money on bushels -- not price -- in 2014, farm m...
  • GE Critics Range as Skeptics An ad-hoc committee of 18 scientists is tasked by the National Research Council with examining th...
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