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Tue Jun 10, 2014 03:33 PM CDT

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

HOUSE LIKELY TO VOTE ON USDA-CFTC-FDA SPENDING BILL THIS MONTH

House Republican leaders this week plan to take up the fiscal 2015 appropriations bill covering USDA, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Food and Drug Administration. The plan outlined by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., would have the House first consider the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development (THUD) bill and then the USDA measure. That bill reportedly will be brought to the floor under an open amendment process that will ...

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