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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Sep 16, 2013 03:50 PM CDT

As the farm bill regains some focus this week, so does the battle over coupled versus de-coupled farm payments.

Some key business lobbying groups have entered the fray, arguing that a key component of the House and Senate commodity programs could face a legal challenge in the World Trade Organization. The challenge did not come from farm or commodity groups, but from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Manufacturers and the National Foreign Trade Council.

The three groups sent a letter late last week to the four principals on the House and Senate Agriculture Committee to share some ...

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