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U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson discusses how the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development can assist smaller communities with building projects in this Oct. 9 photo. Peterson, while attending an open house celebrating a USDA loan to the Bemidji Community Art Center, is pictured with Lori Forshee-Donnay, the executive director of the BCAC.

Farm bill could get nation off its 'cliff'

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ST. PAUL -- A farm bill awaiting congressional action is being viewed more and more as a partial solution to the federal government's debt and budget crisis.

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The farm bill and impending "fiscal cliff" are being linked because new federal farm policy could produce billions of dollars in savings.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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