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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Dec 6, 2012 05:19 AM CST

Leaders from several farm groups on Wednesday met with House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., to talk about the importance of finishing the farm bill before Congress adjourns.

The House, incidentally, is out today because House members don't have anything to do. On Wednesday, lawmakers were in session and held one roll-call vote in the morning before adjourning.

Hoyer, of course, has little say in the process at this point. The farm bill and its prospects are tied up with the the fiscal cliff talks. A major component of which will be exactly where to draw the line on cuts ...

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