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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Jul 1, 2014 02:58 PM CDT

Sometime in the mired five-year rigmarole of the farm bill, I decided I needed to break away from covering agriculture through political spats and the committee rooms of Washington, D.C., and rediscover a little bit of rural America in the process.

I like driving back highways off the interstate. I like to stop in the small towns along the way. So I hatched the idea of cruising down the remains of U.S. Route 66 and taking a look at the history, the towns and different kinds of agriculture and farming businesses along the route.

There is a lot of history ...

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