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Washington Insider
Mon Aug 11, 2014 01:53 PM CDT

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

ADMINISTRATION EXPLORING LIMITS OF PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS REGARDING IMMIGRATION

President Barack Obama has said that since the House so far has been unable to agree on legislation to reform the nation's broken immigration system, he plans to act on his own. However, before taking any steps in that direction, the White House has asked Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to review his options for taking executive action on immigration in the absence of legislation from Congress. Holder ...

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  • 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...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • 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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