AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Jul 14, 2014 06:28 AM CDT

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

Congress Closer to Finding New Money for Highway Trust Fund

With the U.S. Highway Trust Fund estimated to run short of cash as early as August, there is increasing pressure on Congress to find a new source of money or risk having transportation infrastructure projects across the country shut down during the height of the summer work season.

It now appears that the prospect of delayed highway construction and repair is driving together lawmakers from both parties and both chambers of ...

Quick View
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Batten Down the Hatches Purdue economists forecast multiple years of negative or narrow margins for corn and soybean prod...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
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