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Wed Oct 30, 2013 01:42 PM CDT

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

CONFEREES READY TO BEGIN FARM BILL NEGOTIATIONS

Formal farm bill conference meetings are scheduled to begin today, but little that is newsworthy is expected to come from the first day's meeting. Rather, the expectation is that conferees will use the first meeting (which is open to the press and public) to make speeches about how much they love farmers, the need to create jobs in rural America, their dedication to providing an ever more secure economic safety net for agricultural producers, ...

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