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
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
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