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
  • Crop Tech Corner Researchers have developed GE wheat that yields far better under hot conditions, a wheat gene is ...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
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