Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.
Yesterday, the House sent its version of the farm bill to the Senate, the next-to-the-last step before the conference committee can begin work. The final step would be for leaders in both chambers to appoint members to the committee.
The House approved its version of the farm bill on July 11, the Senate on June 10.
So far, House Republican leaders have not shown any inclination to name conferees. However, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie ...