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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Jan 22, 2014 04:33 PM CST

Lawmakers will return from their MLK break early next week as the farm bill that was supposed to be settled before Thanksgiving turkey now starts to encroach upon Valentine's Day. Perhaps House Ag Chairman Frank Lucas and Senate Ag Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow could stem the chances of drifting past Valentine's Day with a little karaoke. I recommend the Elton John-Kiki Dee duet, "Don't Go Breaking My Heart."

Roger Johnson, president of the National Farmers Union, said Wednesday he has heard very little from principal negotiators over issues such as dairy reform, COOL or payment limits. Conference talks haven't progressed enough ...

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