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Arizona Farm Bureau President Kevin Rogers says that while there is some concern about how it might affect cotton farmers, his organization is generally “very pleased” that Congress is moving toward final approval of a farm bill. (Cronkite News Service photo by Cassondra Strande)

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Arizona farmers eye cotton program changes in farm bill

Arizona farmers are keeping an eye on a plan to change the old cotton support program from direct payment to an insurance program, just one provision in the 700-page farm bill expected to be approved this week.