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Things are busy in our nation's capital as a "farm bill draft" is expected well before Thanksgiving.  Farm Bureau officials say both House and Senate Ag Committees have submitted a proposed 23-billion-dollar, ten-year spending cut for review by a Congressional "Super Committee."  They're charged with finding at least one-point-two-trillion dollars in long-term deficit savings by late next month.  Some lawmakers will likely pick and choose elements from various farm bill program options, including "shallow loss" revenue protections supported by corn and soybean groups across the country.  Other recommendations include no cuts in crop insurance spending and to improve existing program revenue protections with more timely farm payments.

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