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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Oct 10, 2013 07:48 PM CDT

Will the sense of the House lead to means testing for crop insurance?

A group of 47 major farm and agribusiness associations wrote House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday asking them not to risk changes to crop-insurance subsidies. The agricultural groups oppose a potential "Sense of the House" resolution that would limit crop-insurance premium subsidies for larger farmers.

Conference talks on the farm bill are waiting for the House to appoint conferees. As the House votes to name conferees sometime either Friday, Saturday or next week, lawmakers also are expected to vote on a "Sense ...

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