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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Sun Jun 16, 2013 07:19 PM CDT

Well, I'm back. My fishing as not improved, but a camping out at a lake is still a good getaway. I found the secret to enjoying time off is to avoid responding to the sky-is-falling emails that kept popping up throughout the week.

I was able to keep up to speed with some of the articles and op-ed pieces about the farm bill. Sitting lakeside late Thursday I went back and forth between two competing thoughts. One, why is it I can only catch bluegill? Two, what do supporters of farm programs think would happen if they got their wish ...

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