NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Jul 1, 2013 06:10 AM CDT

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

GOP, Democratic Leaders Likely to Decide Final Farm Bill

Whatever happens to the House farm bill on the House floor, the final results (a bill or a very modified farm bill extension) will be worked out among congressional leaders -- Sens. Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Reps. John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

If House leaders go with a split approach in coming debate, it will be a farm policy bill first, and then a nutrition-only bill ...

Quick View
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  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
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