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Washington Insider--Friday
Fri Feb 21, 2014 06:21 AM CST

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

Ways and Means Chairman to Propose Overhaul of Federal Tax Code

House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., says he plans next week to unveil a plan to overhaul the nation's tax code and to accomplish the overhaul by December, the end of the 113th Congress. Earlier this week, Camp sent a memo to the GOP members of the committee saying that his draft of a tax code rewrite would make it "simpler and fairer for families and employers," something ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • 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 What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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