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Expert: Dairy debate likely stalled 2012 Farm Bill

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Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 4:15 pm | Updated: 3:25 pm, Thu Jan 31, 2013.

MADISON — If it wouldn't have been for the contentious dairy debate, the federal farm bill might have been passed by Congress in 2012 rather than being pushed off until 2013, a Wisconsin dairy expert said Jan. 23.

Mark Stephenson, director of dairy policy analysis at UW-Madison, said if there hadn't been a deep divide between dairy factions on the components of the Dairy Security Act in the farm bill, the farm bill package might have been approved on schedule last fall.

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