AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider
Tue Sep 17, 2013 04:15 PM CDT

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

PETERSON: OBAMA WOULD VETO FARM BILL EXTENSION

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack told Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., that President Barack Obama would veto an extension of the current farm bill because the current law does not fund several programs the White House considers critical, according to the ranking member of the House Ag Committee.

Vilsack said Obama has "very, very strong objections to an extension," Peterson said.

Peterson, known for his candor and up-and-down attitudes toward the fate of a new farm ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
Ag Policy Blog
Groups Push for Energy Focus at Summit
Senate Fails to Override Keystone Veto
Washington Insider--Wednesday
E-Verify Could Apply to Farms
Ag Policy Blog
TPP Progress
Washington Insider--Tuesday
Washington Insider--Monday
Base Acres Deadline Extended