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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
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • 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...
  • Batten Down the Hatches Purdue economists forecast multiple years of negative or narrow margins for corn and soybean prod...
  • 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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