NEWS
Farm Bill Comes Down to Wire
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:43 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Republican House leaders have come up with three separate approaches to extend the 2008 farm bill bills and avoid an increase in milk prices, but there is no certainty that Congress will consider any of the bills before midnight tonight when this Congress comes to an end.

Leaders of the Agriculture committees in both chambers worked on an extension bill over the weekend when it became clear there was no possibility of bringing up a new five-year farm bill before the end of the year. But the one-year extension bill favored by the Agriculture leaders is controversial ...

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