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Conservation Push on Farm Bill
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Dec 3, 2013 03:52 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and the top executive of Ducks Unlimited on Tuesday championed conservation provisions in one more push to complete a farm bill, but lack of movement is now leading to talk of carrying over conference negotiations into 2014.

"The uncertainty of not having a bill for this length of time is having an impact," Vilsack said in a conference call with reporters. He added, "At the end of the day, what we're interested in is getting a bill done and getting it done quickly."

While Vilsack was using conservation to stress the need for ...

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