AG POLICY NEWS
Congress Ready for Farm Bill
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:32 AM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- In final floor action before the beginning of the House-Senate conference on the farm bill, the House voted down a resolution Saturday to make changes to the sugar program.

Congress remains unable to come to terms on a budget or debt ceiling, but lawmakers now appear determined to get the farm bill done.

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Saturday named their negotiators to serve on the House-Senate conference committee charged with resolving differences between the House and Senate-passed farm bills.

Late Friday the House passed by voice vote a ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider
Washington Insider -- Monday
Vilsack Visits Drought-Hit California
McCarthy Talks CWA
Conservation Groups Defend Water Rule
Washington Insider -- Friday
EPA's Second-in-Command Resigns
Ag Policy Blog