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Washington Insider
Mon Jul 22, 2013 02:27 PM CDT

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

HOUSE FARM BILL'S NEXT STEP DEPENDS ON FATE OF NUTRITION BILL

Democratic members of Congress continue their drumbeat for an official conference, but GOP House leadership and House Ag Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., say an attempt is being made to see if a separate nutrition funding and reform bill can be developed.

Some House Democratic members want a hearing on the topic, but Lucas said extensive farm bill-related discussions on the matter have already been held. What few observers admit at ...

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