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Washington Insider-- Monday
Mon Nov 25, 2013 05:58 AM CST

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

With Only a Few Legislative Days Remaining, Much Work Remains Unfinished

Congress is out for the Thanksgiving recess, the House for one week, the Senate for two. In the relatively few days that will remain when members return, there is quite a bit of work that they need to accomplish, but low expectations that many of the items on the congressional to-do list will be completed.

One of the larger issues that would benefit the legislative process is a deal on ...

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  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
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  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
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