Farm Bill http://wkar.org en At MSU, President Obama signs long-awaited Farm Bill http://wkar.org/post/msu-president-obama-signs-long-awaited-farm-bill <p></p><p></p><p>President Barack Obama was in East Lansing on Friday to sign the Farm Bill--a major piece of federal legislation that will affect just about every American citizen in some way.</p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 22:56:29 +0000 Brad Walker 49084 at http://wkar.org At MSU, President Obama signs long-awaited Farm Bill President Obama to sign Farm Bill on MSU campus today http://wkar.org/post/president-obama-sign-farm-bill-msu-campus-today <p></p><p>The 44th President will be in East Lansing today. <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/president-obama">Barack Obama</a> will be at Michigan State University this afternoon to sign the federal <a href="http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=farmbill">Farm Bill</a>. It's a long-awaited and sweeping law that will fundamentally change U.S. farm policy. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:13:41 +0000 Current State 49042 at http://wkar.org President Obama to sign Farm Bill on MSU campus today Growers, food stamp recipients prepare for new Farm Bill http://wkar.org/post/growers-food-stamp-recipients-prepare-new-farm-bill <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-5def2234-e92b-4139-2c32-7b1e08cadd0a"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">It was two years overdue but the 2013 Farm Bill is making a steady course toward President Obama’s desk. The House passed the bill on Wednesday. &nbsp;It now goes to the full Senate, which is expected to take action as early as today. &nbsp;</span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:46:17 +0000 Current State 48721 at http://wkar.org Growers, food stamp recipients prepare for new Farm Bill Michigan Farm Bureau outlines 2013 agenda http://wkar.org/post/michigan-farm-bureau-outlines-2013-agenda <p></p><p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.5;">More than 400 Michigan farmers had a chance to meet with state legislators this week to talk about their priorities for 2013. &nbsp;The </span><a href="http://www.michfb.com/ci/mfb" style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.5;">Michigan Farm Bureau </a><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.5;">has outlined three main focus areas for its agenda: access to markets, workforce development, and regulatory reform.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 17:39:00 +0000 Kevin Lavery 31148 at http://wkar.org Michigan Farm Bureau outlines 2013 agenda Stabenow, Vilsack Urge House Action on Farm Bill http://wkar.org/post/stabenow-vilsack-urge-house-action-farm-bill <p>Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-East Lansing) and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack are urging the GOP-led House to approve a new farm bill when it returns to work after Labor Day.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 17:26:23 +0000 Kevin Lavery 21727 at http://wkar.org Stabenow, Vilsack Urge House Action on Farm Bill