AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Apr 9, 2013 05:48 AM CDT

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

White House Poised to Transmit Obama's Budget Proposal

The White House tomorrow plans to send to Capitol Hill tomorrow the president's fiscal 2014 budget proposal, parts of which have been leaked and dissected over the past week. The president's budget is expected to contain a combination of spending cuts and revenue hikes that would reduce the deficit by billions over the next four years. These cuts reportedly could include reductions for Medicare and Social Security, as well as a tax increase ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
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