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By Tim Leeds 

Baucus raises concerns over crop insurance changes


Montana's senior U. S. senator, Democrat Max Baucus, has told the secretary of the Department of Agriculture that proposed changes in crop insurance could have some serious unintended consequences.

"Having heard from Montana farmers, it's clear to me that these proposed rule changes amount to a one-size-fits all approach that just isn't right for Montana, " Baucus said in a press release Friday. "Agriculture is the backbone of our economy and we've got to pull out all the stops to make sure our producers have the tools they need to create good-paying jobs. "

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