AG POLICY NEWS
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
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • 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 Some tips on fly control.
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