AG POLICY NEWS
Ag Policy Blog
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Aug 29, 2013 09:28 AM CDT

Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told reporters Thursday that he remains hopeful a new five-year farm bill will be passed in Congress ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline although there will be just nine working days once lawmakers return to Washington.

He said he didn't expect to see any extensions as Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid and Senate Ag Chairman Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., have said they would not entertain extension legislation.

"The House doesn't need food stamps in its bill, as it could go to conference with the Senate without it," Grassley said.

"You could come out of committee ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Ample Stocks Ahead Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and modera...
  • 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...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
  • Ask the Vet What are these crusty scabs on my cattle?
Related News Stories
Washington Insider - Monday
Washington Insider
WOTUS Conflict Hits Boiling Point
WOTUS Live in Some States
Washington Insider - Friday
WOTUS Injunction Granted
EPA: WOTUS Enforcement Begins Friday
WOTUS Injunction Rejected
Washington Insider - Thursday
Washington Insider