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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...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
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