AG POLICY NEWS
Ag Policy Blog
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Wed Jun 26, 2013 08:43 AM CDT

BETHESDA, Md., (DTN) -— Farm and rural groups need to move from disappointment to outrage about the House’s failure to pass a farm bill, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said here Tuesday in a speech to the National Rural Assembly, a gathering of diverse rural community activists from around the country.

In reaction to the House failure to pass the farm bill last week, Vilsack said, “What do we see from rural advocates? Utter disappointment. Are you kidding me? There ought to be outrage.”

“I really love the theme” of the conference, which is “Building an Inclusive Nation,” Vilsack said. But ...

Quick View
  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
  • Year-End Tax Panic Do-it-yourselfers beware: Last-minute tax rules could complicate your 2014 returns. Small employe...
  • Dow's Gutsy Decision Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new tech...
  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Need To Bee Accurate A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict ...
  • Kub's Den The Dakotas lost more than $130 million in grain revenue during the 2013-14 marketing year compar...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?
Related News Stories
Ag a Winner in Cuba Diplomacy
Water-Quality Trading Touted
Washington Insider
Senate Passes Tax Extenders
Washington Insider-- Wednesday
Washington Insider
EPA Still Plans Final WOTUS
Keystone to Top 2015 Senate Agenda
Washington Insider-- Tuesday
Ag Groups Mixed on Omnibus