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Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Dec 4, 2012 07:41 AM CST

The farm bill continues to be caught up in the fight over the fiscal cliff, but the way the legislation is being used by everyone reflects the failed priorities in Washington.

A congressional staffer who frequently wins the argument elements during each of our conversations pointed out Monday that in this grand picture of trying to reduce the rate of growth of our national debt by $4 trillion over the next decade, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on the Sunday talk shows that cutting farm programs can "save a lot of money."

"Reforming farm subsidies -- very important to do ...

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