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
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
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