NEWS
Ryan Ag Cuts Projected Higher
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Mar 14, 2013 02:21 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- The federal budget proposal in the House of Representatives would cut $49 billion out of commodity and conservation programs, which is a larger figure than numbers released earlier this week and unacceptably high for House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson.

Peterson, a Democrat from Minnesota, told DTN in an interview Thursday the 2014 plan offered by Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., not only wants the Agriculture Committee to cut $31 billion out of commodity programs over the next decade, but also $18 billion out of conservation programs. The plan also would cut as much as $150 ...

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.
Related News Stories
Washington Insider
Klinefelter: By the Numbers
Senate Debates Ag Funding
President Signs WRRDA Bill
Farm Bill Calculations
Ag Program Calculator Creators Selected
Commodity Calculators Coming