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Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Mar 21, 2013 06:06 AM CDT

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

House Republicans Still Asking How Sequestration Will Affect Federal Spending

Republicans members of a House Oversight subcommittee this week asked administration witnesses for more information about how the executive branch intends to implement across-the-board spending cuts required under sequestration. Those cuts became effective March 1, but most have not yet been felt by the public.

Witnesses explained to the panel members that spending cuts under sequestration were designed to apply equally to all nonexempt agency accounts and that they therefore had ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
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