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Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Jul 14, 2014 06:28 AM CDT

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

Congress Closer to Finding New Money for Highway Trust Fund

With the U.S. Highway Trust Fund estimated to run short of cash as early as August, there is increasing pressure on Congress to find a new source of money or risk having transportation infrastructure projects across the country shut down during the height of the summer work season.

It now appears that the prospect of delayed highway construction and repair is driving together lawmakers from both parties and both chambers of ...

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  • Mountain Top Prices North Carolina's mountain cattle producers have always been an independent bunch. But a new allia...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Saving Our Forgotten Harvest About 40% of America's food goes uneaten each year. This nonprofit is working to remedy that prob...
  • Look Beyond Yield Soybean industry increases efforts to promote the importance of oil and protein content to farmer...
  • Ask the Vet Is this fly-control mineral block safe for my whole herd?
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