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Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed Jun 26, 2013 06:30 AM CDT

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

House GOP Unmoved by Reid's Threat Regarding Farm Bill Extension

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid earlier this week vowed that the Senate would not go along with any plan to extend the 2008 farm bill for yet another year. His remarks came following last week's defeat of the farm bill in the House and speculation about whether Congress would simply extend current legislation for another year, as it did in December 2012.

If the two chambers fail to approve a new ...

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  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
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