NEWS
Washington Insider
Tue May 21, 2013 03:19 PM CDT

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

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE BEGINS WORK ON FY14 SPENDING BILLS

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, R-Ky., says his panel plans to approve the first batch of fiscal 2014 spending bills this week in hopes of taking them to the House floor soon after the Memorial Day recess. To its credit, the House has been better at moving appropriations bills through the legislative process than has the Senate. For example, by the time of last year's August recess, the full House had ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider --Thursday
Endangered Species Act Reform Passed
Washington Insider --Wednesday
Ag Policy Blog
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider --Tuesday
Washington Insider -- Monday
Washington Insider -- Friday
New Rural Infrastructure Fund