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Washington Insider--Thursday
Thu Sep 12, 2013 06:00 AM CDT

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

House Scheduled to Take Up 'Nutrition-Only' Farm Bill Next Week

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., has told his GOP colleagues to be ready to vote during the week of Sept. 16 on legislation to reduce spending on food stamps and other nutrition programs. The proposed legislation reportedly would cut food stamp spending by $40 billion over the next 10 years, up significantly from the $20.5 billion in cuts that were a part of the House farm that failed to gain ...

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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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