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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:08 PM CST

SAN ANTONIO -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack chuckled Monday when he was asked how his department would implement the King amendment if it were to be in the final version of the farm bill. He then indicated that by the time the provision goes into effect, he would be out of office.

"I won't be secretary if that is contained in the bill because by the time you go through all the legal challenges that will occur -- and there will be a lot because it's not well drafted," Vilsack said.

Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, wrote the language preventing ...

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