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Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Mar 18, 2014 05:45 AM CDT

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

Peterson Will Seek Reelection

Rep. Collin Peterson D-Minn., ranking and former chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, announced on Monday that he will seek another term. Peterson had publicly wavered about running again, and his retirement would likely have made Republicans the favorites to win his seat.

“I still have a lot of work to do,” Peterson said. He mentioned both implementation of the just passed 2014 Farm Bill and finding permanent flood protection for the Red River Valley things that ...

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,...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
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