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Washington Insider
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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  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • 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...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
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