AG POLICY NEWS
Insurance Battle on the Floor
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Jun 20, 2013 07:18 AM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- The House will pick up debate Thursday morning with major battles over sugar and dairy policies, as well as further tightening of payment caps on commodities. Lawmakers are prepared for a marathon session of voting on amendments in an attempt to pass a farm bill by the end of the day.

Thursday sets up as the final, critical test of whether the House can pass a farm bill with Republicans divided over regional differences in agricultural policies. Some GOP members have said their overall support for the bill hinges on votes on issues such as sugar or ...

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