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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Sun Jul 14, 2013 07:39 PM CDT

One of the key questions moving into this week is, how do the House and Senate begin working on conference talks for their respective versions of the farm bill with the House opting not to keep the nutrition piece of the bill?

On "Fox News Sunday," Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, said splitting the bill last week "was a bad tactic, as it politicized the farm bill for the first time in a long time." King said splitting the bill may give the GOP less leverage in making reforms to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamps).

The Senate has passed under $4 ...

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