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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Nov 22, 2013 07:52 AM CST

I was nuanced in a blog item earlier this week in which I pointed out that farmers in some parts of the country are now seeing cash corn prices below the potential target price under the House version of the farm bill.

"Nuanced" is my way of saying I was wrong. I wasn't wrong to say that those cash prices are below $3.70 per bushel in part of the country. But those folks wouldn't be getting a target-price payment -- yet.

For most of the week in Washington, it was obvious that this battle over target prices and shallow-loss programs ...

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