NEWS
First Salvos Fired As Committee Marks
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Jul 17, 2007 06:07 AM CDT

Last night,the first shots were fired across the bow, so to speak, over the House Agriculture Committee's mark up meeting today. For two years now, we've heard about how bi-partisan the Agriculture Committee is compared to other committees in Congress. Well, apparently Republicans are tired of singing "Kumbaya."What's interesting is these self-proclaimed fiscal conservatives are declaring that the proposed farm bill doesn't spend enough.

From the committee's ranking member:

WASHINGTON - Tonight, the Agriculture Committee Republicans were unanimous in their objection to proceeding to markup the farm bill in a bipartisan fashion until the money promised to the Committee is ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
Related News Stories
(none currently available)