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Washington Insider-- Friday
Fri Jan 3, 2014 06:06 AM CST

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

FYI: Storms on the East Coast affected Washington Insider's ability to piece together the normal smaller items that go with the column.

Washington Insider: The Theory and the Problem

As the new year begins, it is interesting to note that very little is known for sure about the details of the expected compromise bill being pondered by ag leaders in Congress. At the same time, the debate about what should be done continues unabated, even though it is increasingly disconnected from ...

Quick View
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  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
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