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Washington Insider--Friday
Fri Aug 23, 2013 07:07 AM CDT

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

FTC Says It Will 'Look Into' Allegations of Oil Company Misconduct

Earlier this month, Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, sent letters to both the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission saying they had heard allegations of oil companies pressuring gas stations to sell premium gasoline in addition to regular gasoline, a practice the two senators said could be impeding sales of higher blends of ethanol in gasoline supplies.

The idea is that the infrastructure of gasoline ...

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  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
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