AG POLICY NEWS
Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Sat Dec 8, 2012 11:17 AM CST

One of the biggest stories this week among aggies in Washington was the ouster of Kansas Republican Tim Huelskamp from the House Agriculture Committee.

Huelskamp fed the story by taking a defiant stance in criticizing House leaders. All this stuff gets heavy play with the Capitol Hill press when there isn't a lot else to report on.

One of the elements not often mentioned in the Beltway articles about Huelskamp's removal is that he has been fired from committee assignments before. The Topeka Capital-Journal reported in 2010 about Huelskamp's removal from the Kansas Senate Ways and Means Committee. ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • 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...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
Related News Stories
Washington Insider
Washington Insider--Wednesday
California Drought Challenges
Activists Targeting Biotech
Washington Insider - Tuesday
Washington Insider - Monday
Washington Insider
WOTUS Conflict Hits Boiling Point
WOTUS Live in Some States
Washington Insider - Friday