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AFBF Wants Farm Bill Options
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Jan 15, 2013 04:19 PM CST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (DTN) -- Delegates for the country's largest general farm organization passed resolutions Tuesday seeking immigration reform while also crafting broad policy language asking for Congress to give farmers a menu of commodity programs.

At its annual delegate session Tuesday, the American Farm Bureau Federation called on Congress to reform immigration, adopt a farm bill and tighten the country's fiscal policies. The group also reaffirmed its support for renewable fuels.

Resolutions adopted throughout the day reflected that Farm Bureau backs spending cuts for all government programs without exception. Yet, AFBF delegates also stated there should not be any caps ...

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