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Washington Insider--Tuesday
Tue Sep 17, 2013 06:39 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Peterson: Obama Would Veto Farm Bill Extension

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack told Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., that President Barack Obama would veto an extension of the current farm bill because the current law does not fund several programs the White House considers critical, according to the ranking member of the House Ag Committee.

Vilsack said Obama has "very, very strong objections to an extension," Peterson said.

Peterson, known for his candor and up-and-down attitudes toward the fate of a new farm ...

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