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Fri Aug 15, 2014 11:28 AM CDT

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PETERSON SEES FARM BILL 'SAVINGS' EVAPORATING

Savings projected from the 2014 farm bill may not materialize because low prices for corn, soybeans and other crops may trigger federal aid and eliminate savings, House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., this week told the Bloomberg news service. "If the prices stay where they are and the crop comes in the way it's projected, then we would lose our savings," said Peterson.

When Congress was considering the 2014 farm bill, the Congressional ...

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