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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon May 13, 2013 06:40 AM CDT

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition offered its praise Friday for the introduction of the Farm Program Integrity Act of 2013, HR 1932. The bill by Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., is the same payment limit bill offered by Sens. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, Tim Johnson, D-S.D., Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. That language on payment caps is already in the Senate language of the farm bill, but not included in the House.

Beyond the broad range in target prices between the two bills, that lack of payment caps is one of the major differences between the two version of the ...

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