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Agriculture
12:29 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Congress Still Playing The Farm Bill Game

Farmville players build and care for their own Facebook farm. Like real-life farmers, players plan their moves based on policy.
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The farm bill is, once again, entering a critical stretch. As was the case last year, the current law expires at the end of September. There’s no election to dissuade elected officials from tackling the major piece of agriculture and nutrition policy—but Congress does have a pretty full plate, with the crisis in Syria, immigration reform and a measure to continue funding federal government programs all set to come to a head.

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