WASHINGTON, DC - April 16: Senate Agriculture Chairman Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, and House Agriculture Chairman Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., talk with aides before the House-Senate conference on the farm bill. The House passed a one-week extension of the current farm law Wednesday as conferees struggled to complete work on a new five-year farm bill. House-Senate negotiators met briefly Wednesday afternoon. After approving most forestry provisions in the bill, they broke off to allow House members...
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