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Washington Insider--Tuesday
Tue Oct 22, 2013 06:15 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Vilsack Says Clock is Ticking on Next Farm Bill

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he believes the House-Senate farm bill conference needs to get a move on because the clock is ticking "on permanent law coming into place, which would be pretty disruptive to the market and to consumers, [and] it's ticking on Brazil in its capacity to retaliate against the United States because of our cotton support program."

During an interview last Friday with the Red River Farm Network, Vilsack ...

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