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President Outlines Goals
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Wed Jan 29, 2014 10:17 AM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Though he made few direct references to agriculture, President Barack Obama did include a nod to farmers and touched on issues important to rural America in Tuesday night's State of the Union address.

In his opening remarks, the president cited examples of "citizens who make the state of our union strong," one of which he said was "a farmer prepared for the spring after the strongest five-year stretch of farm exports in our history."

While there was no mention of the Agricultural Act of 2014 -- the new farm bill that is expected to be voted on ...

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