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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Feb 12, 2013 04:51 PM CST

Four senators have once again introduced legislation to cap the level of payments a farmer can receive.

(For the sake of disclosure, last week I tweeted that Sen. Charles Grassley told reporters that the federal government needed to cut spending, but then he went into a long defense of farm programs. This week, Grassley called me out for that tweet in a conference call in which he introduced a new payment limit proposal.)

Sens. Grassley, R-Iowa, Tim Johnson, D-S.D., Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, introduced the "Farm Program Integrity Act of 2013" on Tuesday as a marker for ...

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