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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Mar 7, 2013 11:20 AM CST

The battle over farm policy is reaching a fever pitch ahead of a sweeping debate next week on legislation that could reform farm subsidies, shift money to rural development and increase acreage in set aside programs.

No, this isn't about the farm bill. That debate apparently won't occur until the pond water starts flowing again.

Instead, the fight is in Strasbourg, France, where the EU Parliament could vote next week to overhaul the Common Agricultural Policy, the European farm bill. An article today on the EuroPolitics website cited that members of the parliament, known as MEPs, are under huge pressure ...

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