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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Sun Jul 7, 2013 08:36 PM CDT

This week could be pivotal not only for the future of the farm bill, but also the direction for the rest of this Congress.

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has to decide how to proceed on advancing the farm bill following the unprecedented defeat of the legislation on the House floor on June 20. Does he seek compromise with Democrats and members of his party who back the Agriculture Committee bill? Or will Boehner go along with a strategy to find enough votes within the Republican caucus by dividing the nutrition and farm programs?

If Boehner seeks to draw more ...

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