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Washington Insider - Monday
Mon Jan 28, 2013 06:27 AM CST

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

Fiscal Issues Remain on Congressional Front Burner

Following the House passage last week of a bill that would suspend the limit on federal borrowing until mid-May, attention on Capitol Hill is turning to the upcoming fight over whether and how to replace the March 1 across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration and the March 27 expiration date of the current continuing resolution that is keeping the government funded in FY2013.

The Senate is expected to take up the bill this week, ...

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  • 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...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
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