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Washington Insider-- Wednesday
Wed Dec 18, 2013 06:02 AM CST

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

Senate Poised to Replace Sequester

With Senate Finance Committee ranking Republican Orrin Hatch of Utah now saying he will support bipartisan legislation to replace the sequester, the stage is set for the Senate to approve the measure before the chamber recesses this week for the remainder of 2013.

"The reality is that Republicans only control one-half of one-third of government. Ultimately, this [sequester] agreement upholds the principles conservatives stand for and, with Democrats controlling the White House and the Senate, it ...

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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