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Peterson fed up with GOP farm bill

House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., told the North American Agricultural Journalists on Tuesday that he has tired of trying to negotiate with House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway, R-Texas, about the nutrition title of the farm bill. He also said he has not been “excited” about Conaway’s bill and that he believes target prices under the Price Loss Coverage program need to be raised.

–The Hagstrom Report

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