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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
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
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