AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed Jul 3, 2013 06:25 AM CDT

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

Little Movement Expected on Federal Budget Talks Until Fall

Proving once again that Congress has become unwilling and unable to act unless there is a crisis, it now appears increasingly unlikely that either house of Congress will begin discussions aimed at arriving at a budget deal that would forestall a debt limit impasse this fall until after the August recess.

Earlier this year, such negotiations were expected to begin before the summer recess, largely because the Treasury was forecast to hit ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • 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...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business When family members are stressed, they tend either to shut down or explode. Try these tips for he...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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