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Washington Insider
Mon Jun 10, 2013 06:16 AM CDT

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

SENATE TO STRIVE MIGHTILY TODAY ON FARM BILL

The Senate today resumes debate of the 2013 farm bill, an exercise that Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., wants to wrap up with a final vote early this evening. Just how the floor managers plan to dispense with the many amendments waiting in the wings before the hoped-for 5:30 p.m. final vote remains to be seen.

The plan is to dispense with the farm bill today and then take a cloture vote on ...

Quick View
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
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