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USDA Chief Pessimistic about Farm Bill Prospects

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Wednesday said there was a serious risk the deeply divided U.S. Congress will not complete work on a new five-year farm bill by year-end.

"There is a very serious risk that we might not get a farm bill done this year," Vilsack said in a speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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