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Curtis Amundson unloads a full hopper of pinto beans on his Pickett bean combine north of East Grand Forks on Monday ahead of the rain forecast today and Wednesday. It was the second day of combining beans for Amundson.Herald photo by Eric Hylden.

2012 Farm Bill passes Senate

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With unified support from Minnesota's and North Dakota's delegations, the 2012 Farm Bill passed the Senate on Thursday.

The Senate voted 64-35 in favor of the bill, an action that puts the legislation in the House's hands.


Senate support came from 46 Democrats, 16 Republicans and the Senate's two independents.

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