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Washington Insider
Wed May 1, 2013 11:40 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
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
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