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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
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
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