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Washington Insider
Wed Dec 11, 2013 12:01 PM CST

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

CONGRESS TO EXTEND 2008 FARM BILL INTO 2014

Having failed for more than two years to approve new legislation to replace the 2008 farm bill, Congress is now poised to extend that law once again, this time for only a month or so.

The House is scheduled to begin its end-of-year recess on Friday, and it is clear that farm bill conferees will be unable to complete their work on a House-Senate compromise that can make it to the floor and ...

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?
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