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INSIDE WASHINGTON: Roberts plans for June 6 farm bill introduction

Senate Ag chairman said he’s optimistic Sept. 30 deadline can be met, but differences with House will be substantial.

Senate Agriculture Committee chairman Pat Roberts (R., Kan.) said he has a target date of June 6 to introduce the farm bill in the Senate, with full debate on the floor scheduled for the following week, according to comments Roberts made at a farm bill forum in Kansas Wednesday afternoon alongside Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and colleague Sen. Jerry Moran (R., Kan.).

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