Under law, the federal budget is supposed to be released on the first Monday in February. The Obama administration says its 2013 budget will be delayed one week to February 13. This will be the third time in four years President Obama has missed his statutory requirement to present a budget on time.

South Dakota Senator John Thune says Senate Democrats need to make a move on a budget. According to Thune, – until the Democrat-led Senate gets serious about balancing the government’s books by passing a budget, dangerous levels of debt will continue to be pushed onto future generations of Americans. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.