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Washington Insider-- Wednesday
Wed Nov 27, 2013 05:59 AM CST

Note: Washington Insider column will take a break Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. A new column will appear Monday. Have a great Thanksgiving!

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

House Bill Would Establish a Commission to Formulate National Energy Policy

Two members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have introduced legislation that would create a commission review current national energy policy and propose a comprehensive plan for the future. "This country has gone too long without a comprehensive energy plan," said Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., one ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
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