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Farm bill a priority now that shutdown is over but no guarantees

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By Don Davis

Forum News Service

ST. PAUL — President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown is history, but that is no guarantee a farm bill will have easy sledding.

The bill is more complex than a combine filled with computers, global positioning system screens and equipment monitors. Like that combine, there are many parts that can fail.

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