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
  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
  • Year-End Tax Panic Do-it-yourselfers beware: Last-minute tax rules could complicate your 2014 returns. Small employe...
  • Dow's Gutsy Decision Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new tech...
  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Need To Bee Accurate A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict ...
  • Kub's Den The Dakotas lost more than $130 million in grain revenue during the 2013-14 marketing year compar...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?
Related News Stories
(none currently available)