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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Jul 26, 2013 07:55 AM CDT

I could have spent this week in Washington seeking commentary from lawmakers and others about the latest delays on the farm bill, but I opted to tour western Kansas for some articles instead. This is a tradeoff that has to be made sometimes. Right now, however, staying away from Capitol Hill is the better play because nothing is moving on farm policy in D.C. anyway.

Last year, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., hit the "pause button" to delay the farm bill because he and others were convinced that not passing the legislation would help in the presidential election. That ...

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