Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Oct 7, 2013 09:58 AM CDT

A week into the federal shutdown we are starting to see some of the impacts in different ways on agriculture and agribusinesses.

Meanwhile, Congress is now willing to pay federal employees to stay home after years of complaining about people staying home collecting government checks because they are unwilling to work.

A few ag-related items:

Associated Press reported farmers in Kansas were feeling they have no clue what's going on in the market. (Clearly not a DTN subscriber.) The argument was that the farmers rely on reports from the National Agricultural Statistics Service to make cropping decisions.

The lack of ...

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