AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider - Wednesday
Wed Aug 27, 2014 05:55 AM CDT

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

President Said to be Planning Executive Action on Immigration Reforms

Reports have circulated in recent weeks that President Barack Obama will soon announce a number of changes to immigration policy. And administration officials have told Hispanic groups that if Congress failed to act this summer, the president would take action on his own, a vow the president earlier made himself.

It is possible that the president will modify the priorities used to determine which illegal immigrants are pursued for deportation. Another ...

Quick View
  • Dodge Down Corn Conditions have been right for stalk rot and ear molds in corn in many parts of the Midwest this ...
  • Rethink Grazing If you see a group of steers in a field of green corn, you can generally bet it is either an acci...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends Co-op giant commits to N plant close to cheap gas and customer base.
  • Rents Resist Price Relief Growers in bellwether corn states expect to make money on bushels -- not price -- in 2014, farm m...
  • Beef Checkoff Questioned Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday he might take action to offer his own changes to th...
  • Farm Family Business Crafting a vision for the future, projecting financials, managing employees, acting with humility...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 6 Chris Clayton continues looking at the state of agriculture along historic Route 66, dubbed "The ...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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