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Farm Bill Unveiled
Mon Jan 27, 2014 08:45 PM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- U.S. farmers will have the choice of traditional price supports or insurance-like protection against a drop in crop revenue under the farm bill headed for a final vote in Congress.

The bill, a compromise of House and Senate versions, was unveiled on Monday by Agriculture Committee leaders, who drafted the plan behind closed doors over the past six weeks. The House could vote on it on Wednesday with the Senate voting as early as next week whether to send the five-year, $500 billion bill to President Barack Obama for enactment.

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