AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Nov 27, 2012 06:01 AM CST

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

FY 2014 Budget Formulation to Take a Back Seat to Negotiations on Fiscal Cliff

With both the House and Senate now back in Washington for what likely will be the final three weeks of the 113th Congress, talks are set to open between congressional leaders and the White House on how to avoid or mitigate the effects of mandatory tax increases and spending cuts scheduled to go into effect at the first of the year.

Press reports have pointed out that ...

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.
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