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Lobbyists Hopeful on Farm Bill
Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Wed Jan 8, 2014 12:05 PM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- The farm bill conference report is still on track to go to mark up on Thursday and Friday, farm lobbyists told DTN Tuesday, as congressional leaders continued to express positive sentiments about prospects for the bill.

"I think a Thursday conference is still a REAL possibility," one key farm bill lobbyist said in an email to DTN on Tuesday.

Another lobbyist said she was impressed by how unwilling committee and personal offices staffs are to reveal details of the bill. When she emailed a personal office agriculture specialist, the lobbyist said, the aide answered one question and ...

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