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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Aug 19, 2013 09:42 AM CDT

With all the political static on the farm bill, there becomes a void in trying to analyze just what is in the Senate and House versions of the legislation. Early on, farmer hearings focused on bringing back some simplicity to the commodity title. Farmers didn't like the Average Crop Revenue Election program, partially because farmers lost direct payments, but there were also significant complaints about the complexity of ACRE as well as the necessity of getting the landlord to enroll in the program as well.

Farm groups and lawmakers will have some significant discussions about the role of target prices when ...

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