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Washington Insider--Monday
Mon Sep 9, 2013 06:03 AM CDT

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

Congress Returns Facing Many Pressing Issues and a Short Calendar

Members of the 113th Congress return to Washington today from their six-week summer recess facing a number of pressing issues that need their attention, and in short order. As we have mentioned several times in the past, there are only nine legislative days between today and the expiration of both the 2013 fiscal year and the 2008 farm bill.

Of course much attention will be focused on Syria and whether Congress ...

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  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 1 With sub-$4 corn forecast for multiple years, growers need to make a preemptive strike on their 2...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
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