AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Dec 10, 2012 06:16 AM CST

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

White House Continues Preparations for Possible Sequestration in January

The White House Office of Management and Budget has again requested federal agencies to provide additional information and analysis of their planned spending in advance of automatic spending cuts scheduled to go into effect Jan. 2 under mandated sequestration.

The Budget Control Act calls for spending cuts totaling $1.2 trillion over 10 years to go into effect Jan. 2 if Congress fails to adopt an alternative deficit-reduction plan. The White House is ...

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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