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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Sep 12, 2013 11:53 AM CDT

Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, one of the Senate's Democratic conferees on future, possible, sometime-this-might-actually-happen conference talks on the farm bill, reiterated Thursday that he thinks House-Senate talks on the farm bill could happen soon.

"I'm hopeful that the House would appoint conferees so we can get together on this," Harkin said, though he noted that most general business in Congress is now delayed because of discussions over Syria. "With the Syria thing that's come up it has sort of put everything on hold."

The lever on the trap door for farm bill talks has yet to be pulled. That could ...

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