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Washington Insider--Thursday
Thu Feb 20, 2014 05:56 AM CST

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

House Appropriators Set to Begin Work on Fiscal 2015 Spending Bills

When House members return next Monday from their Presidents' Day recess, Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, R-Ky., says he plans to begin hearings on federal spending for fiscal 2015, which begins Oct. 1. However, since President Obama has not yet submitted his budget request to Congress, the preliminary hearings are being billed as oversight sessions. Administration witnesses will not be called until after March 4, when the White House is ...

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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