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Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Jan 22, 2013 07:20 AM CST

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

Schumer: Senate Will Adopt a Budget Resolution for FY 2014; Could Have Farm Bill Implications.

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the third-ranking Democratic senator, predicted Sunday that Senate Democrats would move a Fiscal Year 2014 budget resolution and match a key demand of House GOP leaders, while opening the door to further negotiations on the debt limit and a possible tax overhaul including additional revenue.

Schumer, also a senior member of the Finance Committee, said on NBC’s Meet the Press that based ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
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