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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Dec 7, 2012 01:04 AM CST

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

House to Be In Session for One Additional Week

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, sent members home a day early this week because there were no votes scheduled and he was spending most of his time on negotiations with the White House and other members of Congress on issues involving spending and taxes. What he didn't need during this process was for members to be hanging around Washington and giving their opinions on how those negotiations were going –– or should ...

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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