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Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jun 14, 2013 01:01 PM CDT

A pair of analyses done by the conservative Washington think tank the Heritage Foundation and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on behalf of the Environmental Working Group, pointed out expected higher costs for various programs proposed in the farm bill proposals in the House and Senate.

The Heritage Foundation report released Friday is critical of Congressional proposals on a new farm bill, saying although there is bipartisan support to cut crop insurance costs both bills in the House and Senate would increase those costs.

"Congress is playing a shell game: the new farm subsidy programs in the House and ...

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