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Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Mar 4, 2013 06:49 AM CST

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

House Judiciary Panel Hears Testimony on Rolling Back Environmental Rules

The House Judiciary Regulatory Reform Subcommittee last week held a hearing to gather ideas from the business community regarding environmental rules and other regulatory requirements that the business groups argue are hurting job growth and the U.S. economy.

In the past, the Republican-majority House passed multiple deregulation bills, but it is unclear whether the issue will get the same attention in the chamber this year. But one Republican subcommittee member vowed ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • 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,...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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