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Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Mar 12, 2013 05:21 AM CDT

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

Continuing Resolution Tops This Week's Senate Agenda

The Senate this week will take up a House-passed funding resolution for the federal government as the chamber works to complete work on the new measure before the old one expires March 27. But the bill that emerges from the Senate will be different from the one that was approved and forwarded to it by the House.

Senate leadership plans to try to tack on three additional spending bills to the continuing resolution that ...

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  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
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