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New Farm Bill Adds Complexity
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Feb 27, 2014 03:01 PM CST

SAN ANTONIO (DTN) -- USDA is faced with trying to sort out some complicated changes to commodity programs quickly with fewer staff to help walk farmers through all the various decisions, Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden said Thursday.

Harden got a chance at Commodity Classic to address her old employers as she talked about implementing the farm bill with members of the American Soybean Association. She also talked to members of the National Corn Growers Association about the farm bill.

"The good news is we have a farm bill," Harden told ASA members. "It may not be perfect for everybody. ...

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