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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Sep 12, 2014 02:31 PM CDT

A farm bill conference last week in Kansas City, Mo., finally came up with a more appropriate name for the Agricultural Act of 2014.

Keith Coble of Mississippi State University, who served as an economist on Sen. Thad Cochran's ag committee staff, dubbed the farm bill as the "Full Employment for Ag Economists Act."

The meeting was good, but some of the discussions from economists also generated more questions than answers about ARC and PLC that we hope the Farm Service Agency will begin to clear up in the coming weeks.

For now, farmers and landlords likely are still going ...

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