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Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed Jan 16, 2013 07:19 AM CST

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

Administration's Proposed Fiscal 2014 Budget Request to be Late

The White House Office of Management and Budget says it won't have the president's budget proposal ready to send to Congress until sometime after the statutory deadline of Feb. 4. There is no penalty for missing the deadline, but some members of Congress have already begun criticizing the White House for the delay.

Those members would be wise to remember that Congress has yet to approve any of the appropriation bills covering ...

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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