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Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed Jul 10, 2013 06:16 AM CDT

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

House to Consider Farm Bill, Sans SNAP, This Week

House GOP leaders Tuesday decided to bring the 2013 farm bill to the floor this week minus the contentious issues of food stamp funding and reform. However, the decision to split the legislation into farm and nutrition sections is itself controversial.

Earlier this month, more than 530 farm and agribusiness organizations and associations wrote to House leaders urging that the farm bill be considered intact. The letter-writers were joined in their recommendation ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • 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 Some tips on fly control.
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