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Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed May 1, 2013 06:04 AM CDT

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

CBO to Release Budget Baseline Updates in Mid-May

The Congressional Budget Office is scheduled to issue an updated budget baseline later this month, an update that observers are eager to see how it might affect the writing of the next farm bill.

As it does each year, CBO and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation analyze the president's proposed budget, projecting the revenues that will be collected and the spending that will occur over the next 10 years if ...

Quick View
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  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
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