NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Mar 25, 2013 06:05 AM CDT

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

Continuing Resolution Cuts Funding for EPA, Interior, Energy

The stop-gap continuing resolution that the president is expected to sign this week would cut about $136 million from the Environment Protection Agency and make smaller cuts to programs at the Interior and Energy departments. The legislation would cut funding for state environmental grants, including the clean water and drinking water state revolving funds, EPA science and technology programs, the superfund program, the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • 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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