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Wed Dec 11, 2013 12:01 PM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

CONGRESS TO EXTEND 2008 FARM BILL INTO 2014

Having failed for more than two years to approve new legislation to replace the 2008 farm bill, Congress is now poised to extend that law once again, this time for only a month or so.

The House is scheduled to begin its end-of-year recess on Friday, and it is clear that farm bill conferees will be unable to complete their work on a House-Senate compromise that can make it to the floor and ...

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