NEWS
Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:46 PM CDT

Certainty is a word thrown around a lot when it comes to tax policy. People and small businesses need certainty. President Barack Obama touted the importance of that certainty when he advocated for passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.

As President Obama said in a statement on the White House web site leading up to the final passage, "What we should do right now is give middle-class families and small business owners a guarantee that their taxes will not go up next year," he said. "When families have the security of knowing that their taxes won’t go ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
Related News Stories
Ag Runoff Targeted
Washington Insider--Thursday
GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman
Washington Insider--Wednesday
Senate: No on Keystone Pipeline
Senate Eyes Keystone Vote
GOP Vows to Pass Keystone
Ag Pushes Tax Extenders Bill
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Washington Insider