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In this undated photo, a farmer harvests soybeans on land near Willmar. With the passage of a resolution to the “fiscal cliff,” nothing really changes in federal farm policy from how things operated the past five years. However, farm group leaders are upset that Congress did not vote on a new farm bill after months of work. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Budget resolution deal leaves farmers with a few answers but more questions

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ST. PAUL — America’s farmers and ranchers are digesting a mixed signal that came from the last-minute extension of federal farm legislation in a bill dealing with the federal budget.


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