AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Apr 16, 2013 05:59 AM CDT

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

Obama Again Seeks Federal Spending Rescission Authority

Included in the budget request the president sent to Congress last week is a proposal that would grant him a way to repeal spending authority for individual budget items. There is some enthusiasm in Congress for granting such authority, but many observers believe that this call will fail, just as have identical proposals in the past.

In his fiscal 2014 budget, President Obama proposed the president be given expedited rescission authority, the power to ...

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.
  • Fines for Fringe Benefits A little-noticed rule in the Affordable Care Act could impose huge penalties on small business. I...
  • 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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