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Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau Blois Olson talks about Minnesota politics while James Hohmann of Politico prepares to talk about federal issues Tuesday during a Minnesota Agri-Growth Council meeting

Farm bill unlikely before fiscal cliff issue resolved

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MINNEAPOLIS -- America's agriculture industry needs to be patient.

Jennifer Duffy of The Cook Political Report said Tuesday that an overall budget-debt deal needs to happen before Congress can pass new federal farm policy.


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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.