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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Oct 29, 2013 07:33 PM CDT

Tuesday was a day of big letters leading into Wednesday's initial farm bill pow-wow between conferees from the House and Senate Agriculture Committees.

Again, with 41 conferees, it's difficult to imagine conferees getting beyond 41 opening statements on Wednesday, but we can all cross our fingers and hope.

As it is, there were at least two letters sent out with more than 250 signatures from groups stating their case. One letter seeks to protect the permanent-law language and recouple nutrition programs to the farm bill. http://dld.bz/…

A second letter of 278 groups --- a mix of conservation, environmental and sustainable-agricultural ...

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