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Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed Apr 24, 2013 05:54 AM CDT

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

Republicans in No Hurry to Move to Conference on Fiscal 2014 Budget

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says that his caucus will insist that they have a "framework" in place before naming conferees to negotiate with senators on a fiscal 2014 budget. He also said this process was customary and not evidence that the GOP is dragging its feet on fiscal talks.

Speaking with reporters, Boehner said, "[I]t's customary that there's no appointment of a formal conference until such time as ...

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  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
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