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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Jan 2, 2013 03:41 PM CST

More details came out today regarding some specific provisions in the farm-bill extension language that was part of the tax bill approved earlier this week by Congress. The bill extends most farm programs through Sept. 30, 2013, giving lawmakers nine months to get a new bill moved.

FYI, and I want to credit Chuck Abbott at Reuters for digging out this gem: No farm bill has ever started during one term of Congress and had to be reintroduced in a subsequent term of Congress to be completed.

Much of the challenge from the extension comes from a problem highlighted in ...

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