AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon May 6, 2013 05:57 AM CDT

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

House Scheduled to Take Up 'Debt Prioritization' Legislation This Week

The House today returns from the sixth of its scheduled 19 week-long recesses this year with plans to vote on a bill that would allow the Treasury Department, after it hits the congressionally set debt limit, to only sell enough debt securities to keep current on existing public debt and Social Security obligations. The vote most likely will come up later this week, but not on Friday, which is a day ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • 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 ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
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