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Farm bill could be delayed until April 2013: farm policy analyst

Congress could delay passage of a new five-year farm bill until spring planting given the full plate of legislation needed after the election to avoid a fiscal cliff with its mandatory U.S. budget cuts, a top farm policy expert said on Monday.

The Democrat-controlled Senate passed its version of the bill in June, which would […]


Hanjin Shipping Posts Net Loss of $43.3 Million

Hanjin Shipping reported a net loss of 47.3 billion South Korean won (about US$43.3 million), compared with a net loss of $1.1 million in the previous quarter and a net loss of $78.7 million in the same quarter in 2011.

In the first nine months of 2012, the company posted a net loss of $354.4 […]