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Washington Insider--Thursday
Thu Oct 17, 2013 05:53 AM CDT

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

U.S.-Mexico Drilling Pact Close to Congressional Approval

The Senate this week approved its version of a bill to implement the U.S.-Mexico Transboundary Hydrocarbons Agreement. The House passed a bill in June that, unlike the Senate version, provides companies operating under the pact with waivers from a disclosure mandate in the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial law.

The legislation would enact the terms of an agreement signed by the Obama administration and Mexico to govern how to explore, develop, and share revenue from all ...

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  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Mountain Top Prices North Carolina's mountain cattle producers have always been an independent bunch. But a new allia...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Saving Our Forgotten Harvest About 40% of America's food goes uneaten each year. This nonprofit is working to remedy that prob...
  • Look Beyond Yield Soybean industry increases efforts to promote the importance of oil and protein content to farmer...
  • Ask the Vet Is this fly-control mineral block safe for my whole herd?
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