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Washington Insider--Thursday
Thu Oct 24, 2013 06:12 AM CDT

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

Hoyer Hopeful for Debt Ceiling Increase Until Early 2015

Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., the second-ranking House Democrat, says he hopes the upcoming House-Senate budget conference can develop up with an agreement that would allow the debt ceiling to be increased through at least early 2015.

"I'm hopeful that in the budget conference there will be an agreement to extend the debt limit through — my suggestion would be March 31, 2015, at the earliest, again because that gives confidence to the ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
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