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Outlook - Ag Policy
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:27 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Agriculture policy begins 2013 back where 2012 began -- with a renewed push to write a farm bill. Congress also is expected to argue about immigration reform and the Renewable Fuels Standard.

Though a new farm bill looked promising for a fleeting moment in 2012, Congress failed to finish the legislation. The farm bill got an extension, but, in reality, it had little to do with the importance placed on agriculture. Debate about the role of farm policy began in earnest at the end of the year only when more urban lawmakers began to get phone calls ...

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