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Peterson says he's pleased with his early start on the farm bill hearings

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WILLMAR -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson hopes to simplify farm programs in the next federal farm bill.

Revision of the current farm bill will begin next May, but Peterson, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, said he wanted to get started early. Peterson was in Willmar Friday for a series of meetings with local business leaders.


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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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