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Vilsack: No Farm Bill Extension
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Wed Jun 26, 2013 09:06 AM CDT

BETHESDA, Md. (DTN) -- Citing first of all the need to resolve the Brazil cotton case, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was right when he said Monday that Congress should not extend the 2008 farm bill again. But Vilsack also added that farm and rural groups need to put more pressure on House members to get a new farm bill passed.

"We can't continue to reward failure," Vilsack told reporters after a speech to the National Rural Assembly. Reid, D-Nev., said on the Senate floor late Monday that the Senate would not ...

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