NEWS
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
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
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