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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:42 AM CDT

The Senate Agriculture Committee hasn't announced a date yet to mark up the farm bill, but Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters Tuesday morning the committee will meet next week.

Responding to a question about a mark-up session next week, Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, said, "That's what I've heard and that's what we'll be ready for."

Grassley said most issues moving into the mark up have been resolved outside of the commodity title. "I'd say it's the only title that's not settled at this point. There's pretty much agreement on the rest of the bill."

The committee is still shooting ...

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