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 ...

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  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Can you trim inputs while growing soybeans in 2015? Here's a look at what you can and can't cut.
  • Fescue Workaround Fescue can be a challenge, but Butch Foster said he and his dad, Bob, put 200 to 250 pounds on ca...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • Senior Partners - 1 Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing t...
  • Sample With Precision Dan Davidson looks at how to measure the horsepower of your soil with the Solvita soil respiratio...
  • USDA Defines Actively Engaged Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engage...
  • New Paths Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
  • She's Got It All Alicia Mielke is a farm girl originally from Harrington, Wash., who continues to lend a hand to h...
  • Ask the Vet Would a bull with an undescended testicle or one that was a hard pull at birth be worthy of breed...
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