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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
  • 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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