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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Sep 13, 2013 02:41 PM CDT

We're supposed to be in the latter rounds of the fight over the farm bill. Another round will come next week as could come next week as the House of Representatives takes up its nutrition bill, which could cut as much as $40 billion from those programs.

Crop insurance can expect to take more body blows, but the industry and insurance program was on the ropes this week absorbing body shots as Bloomberg News rolled out a series of articles critical of crop insurance. The articles centered around a $100 million fraud case in North Carolina. The articles then elevated ...

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