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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 ...

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  • Ample Stocks Ahead Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and modera...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • 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...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
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