AG POLICY NEWS
Peterson: Dairy Program in the Works
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Thu Jan 16, 2014 03:26 PM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson said Thursday he believes a dairy program that he can accept is being worked out and that it will pave the way for House leadership to bring the farm bill to the floor the week of Jan. 27 and be finished before the House goes out of session on Jan. 29 when the Republican members go on their retreat.

Peterson, D-Minn., told reporters off the House floor he has not seen the dairy language, but that he has gotten "verbal communication" describing it to him.

"It's not the worst thing ...

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