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Boehner Firm on Dairy Fight
Thu Jan 9, 2014 04:07 PM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Taking a hard line on supply management, House Speaker John Boehner told reporters Thursday he will continue to oppose a dairy provision that has now derailed the latest timelines on the farm bill.

Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, did not bring up the farm bill at his weekly news conference, but was asked about his continuing opposition to a provision in the new bill that dairy farmers call market stabilization and dairy processors call supply management.

"I have no illusions that the Soviet-style dairy ...

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