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USDA Continues to Suspend Several Reports Due to Sequestration

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will not conduct several statistical surveys in fiscal year 2014. The surveys are halted due to the new fiscal year starting under a continuing resolution that is based on FY 2013 sequestration-level funding. Based on … Continue reading

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Milk Production Surveys Make a Comeback

Milk production surveys are back. Beginning in October, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service will resume the quarterly producer surveys that are used to forecast future milk supply. The surveys were suspended in April due to budget restraints caused by … Continue reading

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USDA Cutting Some Statistical Reports Due to Reduced Funding

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service is suspending several statistical surveys and reports for the rest of the fiscal year due to reduced funding caused by sequestration. According to an agency press release, the decision to suspend the reports was … Continue reading

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Senate Wants to Cut Congressional Pay During Sequestration

New legislation was birthed in the Senate this week that would reduce congressional pay once government furloughs begin. The bill would force congressional leaders to sacrifice a portion of their paycheck to align with the loss many government employees will … Continue reading

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