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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Jun 28, 2013 06:05 AM CDT

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

House Democrats Introduce Senate Farm Bill

Three midwestern Democratic House members have introduced the Senate farm bill in the House. According to Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, one of the three sponsors, the proposal is identical to the farm bill that already has passed the Senate. "While the Senate legislation is not perfect, Congress must provide our farmers and rural communities some certainty," said Loebsack.

The other two sponsors are Reps. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, and Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., who also is a ...

Quick View
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  • Beef Checkoff Questioned Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday he might take action to offer his own changes to th...
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