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 ...

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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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