Farm bill could be on the horizon

Short-term extension will go through Jan. 31    

Farm Bill negotiators said Tuesday that they will not finish their work before Congress goes home for the year but did say that they are close to a final deal and working toward floor action in early January.

“We are very confident that we are going to have an agreement,” Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) said. “We will be ready to vote in January.”

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