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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Apr 5, 2013 12:17 PM CDT

Earlier this week a pair of leaders in food aid and agriculture wrote an op-ed piece citing that "the U.S. will have a golden opportunity to provide even more food to the hungry while spending less taxpayer dollars in the years ahead."

Catherine Bertini, former executive director of the U.S. World Food Program and Dan Glickman, former agriculture secretary from 1995-2001, penned the op-ed seeking to convince lawmakers go along with a possible recommendation in President Barack Obama's budget for international food aid.

There have been long-standing turf battles among the global food-aid supporters and U.S. commodity groups about distribution ...

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