Ryan unveils deep ag cuts in 2013 budget

March 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;3/20/2012, p2
The article reports on the U.S. House Republican budget proposal for the fiscal year 2013 unveiled by House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan that calls for 33.2 billion U.S. dollars in cuts to agricultural programs, focusing primarily on direct payments and crop insurance. American Soybean Association (ASA) First Vice President Danny Murphy raises concern on the plan's emphasis on the federal crop insurance program. He reminds Ryan of the sustained success of the American biodiesel industry.


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