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Washington Insider--Friday
Fri Feb 28, 2014 05:46 AM CST

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

Proposed House Tax Reform Bill Would Retain Cash Accounting for All Farms

The tax reform package released this week by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, D-Mich., dropped a provision that would have required all business –– including farms –– that have gross receipts of more than $10 million use the accrual, rather than the cash method of accounting. According to an accounting firm called Kennedy and Coe, the switch would have added as much as $4.8 billion to ...

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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