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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Dec 27, 2012 09:45 AM CST

I know you have waited all year for this. My skills to map trends of non-fundamental factors in world markets and politics, along a natural gift to overstate the obvious, have once again allowed me to detail the most important news events that will affect American agriculture and policymakers in 2013.

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Unable to come to an agreement on taxes, President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner create "the wheel of fortune." Estate taxes are eliminated, but are replaced ...

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