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Washington Insider-- Monday
Mon Jan 6, 2014 06:05 AM CST

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

Congress Returns; No Word on Whether Farm Bill is Moving

The House returns from its December recess tomorrow, and the Senate follows suit on Thursday. During the recess, there has been much reporting on the issues with which Congress will need to deal this year, but little to indicate that the two parties made much headway on any of those during the past few weeks.

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said last month that she expected to complete work ...

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,...
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