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DTN Ag Business Benchmark
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:29 AM CDT

Congressional leaders appear close to striking a deal on key parts of immigration reform, but about the only thing that agriculture players can agree on is the need for reform, not the solution. That means somebody--organized labor, employers or closed-border advocates--will need to bend or be left in the cold.

Divisions were evident when the North American Agricultural Journalists met with congressmen, ag interest groups and USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack this week in Washington, D.C. Vilsack seemed to sum it up by saying that the immigrant ion issue "is broken. Everybody knows it. It's got to be fixed and it's ...

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