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Washington Insider-- Monday
Mon Dec 9, 2013 06:08 AM CST

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

Senate Hearing Scheduled to Discuss Renewable Fuels Standard

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has scheduled a hearing Wednesday on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that will feature officials from both the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy. Also testifying will be pro-renewable fuels group Growth Energy and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, an anti-ethanol organization. The stated purpose of the hearing is to "examine the status and effectiveness of federal policies that implement the federal renewable fuel ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
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