AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider
Tue Jul 23, 2013 05:11 PM CDT

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

HOUSE GOP APPROPRIATORS PROPOSE BIG HIT TO EPA BUDGET

The House Appropriations Committee has unveiled a $24.3 billion fiscal 2014 spending bill for Interior-Environment that would cut the Environmental Protection Agency's budget by nearly $3 billion from that of FY13. The overall bill, which includes spending for the Interior Department, provides for a $5.5 billion cut from the current year.

EPA would see a reduction of $2.8 billion below the FY 2013 enacted level, a 34% reduction. The spending measure also ...

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...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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