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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
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Ample Stocks Ahead Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and modera...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
  • Ask the Vet What are these crusty scabs on my cattle?
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