AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider
Tue May 21, 2013 03:19 PM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE BEGINS WORK ON FY14 SPENDING BILLS

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, R-Ky., says his panel plans to approve the first batch of fiscal 2014 spending bills this week in hopes of taking them to the House floor soon after the Memorial Day recess. To its credit, the House has been better at moving appropriations bills through the legislative process than has the Senate. For example, by the time of last year's August recess, the full House had ...

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  • 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?
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