Kansas wheat grower Larry Kepley doesn't see anything wrong with a little competition between commercial banks and the cooperatives of the government-sponsored Farm Credit System.

"We need both the cooperatives and private enterprise," he said. "If either one had all the business, it wouldn't be good for rural America."

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