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Washington Insider--Tuesday
Tue Aug 27, 2013 06:06 AM CDT

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

Boehner's Plan to Avoid Government Shutdown

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says the chamber will consider a short-term funding resolution that maintains sequestration cuts when lawmakers return from recess in September. Speaking last week on a conference call with Republican members, Boehner said the continuing resolution would avert a government shutdown after Sept. 30, the end of the current fiscal year.

There is no word on how much time Boehner intends the short-term resolution to cover, but some Capitol Hill sources ...

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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