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Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Nov 29, 2012 05:53 AM CST

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

Last House Race Decided

More than three weeks since the Nov. 6 elections and the last House contest has finally been called.

House Agriculture Committee member Rep. Mike McIntyre, D-N.C., was challenged this year by Republican David Rouzer in a contest to represent North Carolina's 7th District, which comprises 12 southeastern counties and includes both Fayetteville and Wilmington.

The North Carolina State Board of Elections reported late Tuesday that following a recount, McIntyre's lead had grown by five to 660 votes ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
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