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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:28 PM CST

Three major commodity groups would oppose a new farm bill and support extending the 2008 farm law for as much as two more years, as well as a cut in Direct Payments, rather than see target prices recoupled to planted acres.

The American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association and U.S. Canola Association sent their position letter to the four principal negotiators on the farm bill, all agriculture committee members in both chambers, and House and Senate majority and minority leadership.

"If such a resolution is not possible, we would support a two-year extension of the 2008 Farm Bill including, ...

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