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Farm Bill Countdown
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jun 5, 2013 02:25 PM CDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (DTN) -- It could be months before USDA knows how much it pays out in prevented planting claims, U.S. Acting Deputy Secretary Michael Scuse said during a press briefing Wednesday in Lincoln as planting continues to be delayed in parts of the Midwest where farmers are dodging raindrops in some key corn areas.

Although many producers have decided to go ahead and file prevented planting claims for corn, Scuse said they may be acting too soon.

"It's still too early right now in certain areas out here in the Midwest," he said during a brief press conference here.

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