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Economic issues are high priority for Farm Bureau in 2013

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In rural areas, farms often provide summertime jobs that youths rely on for spending money. But plans to increase the minimum wage in New York state could limit those opportunities, as farmers try to contend with slim margins. The minimum wage increase is among several issues topping the list of priorities the New York Farm Bureau expects to focus on this year. Farm Bureau representatives, during a conference call Wednesday, outlined the priorities for 2013, ...

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