NEWS
Cantor Loss Stalls Ag Approps
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Thu Jun 12, 2014 09:29 AM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- The House late Wednesday stopped further action on the fiscal year 2015 Agriculture appropriations bill until next week after House members approved a food aid amendment to which agriculture groups objected but did not deal with the controversy over school meals rules.

A House GOP aide said that further action on USDA's budget was delayed because Republican House members are trying to come to terms with the primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., and his decision to resign his leadership position effective July 31.

On Tuesday, Cantor's office said that votes on the Agriculture ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
Related News Stories
Washington Insider
Washington Insider - Friday
Washington Insider
Ag Policy Blog
USDA Readies Dairy Program
Washington Insider - Thursday
Washington Insider
CWA Pressure
Californian Takes Over FSA
Mapping the CWA