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Farmers, farm groups pleased with Senate approval of long-delayed farm bill

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U.S. farmers and farm group leaders aren’t entirely happy with the next farm bill, but they’re pleased to be on the verge of having one.


“Finally. This has been in the works for so long,” said Bruce Schmoll, a Claremount, Minn., farmer. He’s active in the state Soybean Growers Association and also serves as secretary/treasurer of the U.S. Meat Export Federation

Doyle Johannes, an Underwood, N.D., farmer and president of the North Dakota Farm Bureau, made the same point.

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