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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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  • Crop Tech Corner Researchers have developed GE wheat that yields far better under hot conditions, a wheat gene is ...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • Fines for Fringe Benefits A little-noticed rule in the Affordable Care Act could impose huge penalties on small business. I...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
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