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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri May 9, 2014 06:05 AM CDT

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

Keystone XL Pipeline Vote May Not Happen on Monday

The Senate debate on energy efficiency legislation and approving the Keystone XL pipeline is nearing an end, with only a last-minute compromise between Republicans and Democrats standing in the way of a final vote. And, of course, such a compromise remains highly unlikely.

Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., held out hope that a deal could be worked out before the next procedural vote on Monday. However, GOP senators ...

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  • The Trouble With Talc Planting can be dusty work, but a little housekeeping is in order to protect pollinators this spr...
  • Fescue Workaround Fescue can be a challenge, but Butch Foster said he and his dad, Bob, put 200 to 250 pounds on ca...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • $3 Corn Subdues Bids March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
  • Sample With Precision Dan Davidson looks at how to measure the horsepower of your soil with the Solvita soil respiratio...
  • USDA Defines Actively Engaged Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engage...
  • New Paths Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
  • She's Got It All Alicia Mielke is a farm girl originally from Harrington, Wash., who continues to lend a hand to h...
  • Ask the Vet Would a bull with an undescended testicle or one that was a hard pull at birth be worthy of breed...
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