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Published May 21, 2012, 08:46 AM

Senate farm bill not a sure thing

WASHINGTON — Forty-five senators and a wide range of national farm and commodity groups have urged Senate leaders to bring the farm bill that passed the Senate Agriculture Committee on April 26 to the floor, but most southern senators and rice and peanut growers remain opposed to the bill. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., and ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., have said they will take a different approach.

By: Jerry Hagstrom, Agweek

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