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ASA Shifts Farm Bill Stance
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Mar 11, 2013 01:58 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The American Soybean Association board of directors voted Monday to change its policy positions to support keeping a target-price program for farmers and dropped its support for the shallow-loss revenue program ASA fervently backed last year.

The group will support an updated version of the counter-cyclical program crafted by the House of Representatives, according to a news release. The soybean growers also support keeping the proposed crop insurance program called the Supplemental Coverage Option that was in both the House and Senate farm bills.

With that, ASA would support a farm policy that gives farmers the chance ...

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