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Wednesday 01/23/13

EU Ag Committee Approves CAP Changes
It should almost translate into members of Congress wearing brown paper bags of shame to know that the European Union Parliament, which moves about as fast as frozen pond water, now is ahead of Congress in advancing a new long-term farm policy.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 4:26PM CST 01/23/13 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
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Well Chris, the US Congress has to stop more often to consult their "bag men", check to see "which way the wind is blowing", talk among themselves to determine what the Partisan Position must be, check poles and look at their Bank Balances to see if "support" is arriving from which sources(VERY important for "informed" decision making!) Europeans are in the midst of Austerity Measures, so business matters more to them.
Posted by Ric Ohge at 10:02AM CST 01/25/13
 
FSA: Farm Program Signup Begins Feb 19
The Farm Service Agency on Tuesday announced that signup will begin Feb. 19 for the direct and counter-cyclical payment program as well as the Average Crop Revenue Election program.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 8:24AM CST 01/23/13 by Chris Clayton | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
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