AG POLICY NEWS
Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Sun Jul 21, 2013 09:40 PM CDT

A Friday colloquy -- what the rest of us call a conversation -- on the House floor between House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer helps highlight the kind of holes they like to dig in the House of Representatives and the unwillingness to stop digging.

Simply put, when it comes to conferencing the farm bill, they don't want to do it. When it comes to passing the nutrition title, they don't know how to do it.

Since the House passed its farm-only bill earlier this month, Cantor and others have used words like "urgency" and "dispatch" ...

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?
Related News Stories
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
RFS Deadline Nears
Washington Insider -- Monday
No Senate Biotech Bill Until Fall
Two COOL Bills Introduced in Senate
Washington Insider -- Friday
Under the Agridome
Washington Insider
Critics Pound RFS in House Hearing
House Passes Biotech Food Labeling Bill