Farm Bill

Politics & Government
12:02 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

Sen. Stabenow on vaccinations, Homeland Security impasse

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.)
Credit WKAR File Photo

Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow marks a memorable one-year anniversary this Saturday. On February 7 of last year, Stabenow escorted President Obama to East Lansing, where he signed the 2014 Farm Bill.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:56 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

At MSU, President Obama signs long-awaited Farm Bill

President Barack Obama signed the Farm Bill at MSU's McPhail Equine Performance Center on Feb. 7, 2014.
Credit WKAR/Kevin Lavery

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.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:13 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

President Obama to sign Farm Bill on MSU campus today

President Barack Obama will sign the Farm Bill today at Michigan State University.
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The 44th President will be in East Lansing today. Barack Obama will be at Michigan State University this afternoon to sign the federal Farm Bill. It's a long-awaited and sweeping law that will fundamentally change U.S. farm policy.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:46 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Growers, food stamp recipients prepare for new Farm Bill

The new farm bill will cut the food stamp program by $8 billion.
Credit Flickr/Clementine Gallot

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.  It now goes to the full Senate, which is expected to take action as early as today.  

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12:39 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Michigan Farm Bureau outlines 2013 agenda

Keeping up transportation routes, like roads and bridges, enables the agricultural industry to thrive and gain access to needed resources.

More than 400 Michigan farmers had a chance to meet with state legislators this week to talk about their priorities for 2013.  The Michigan Farm Bureau has outlined three main focus areas for its agenda: access to markets, workforce development, and regulatory reform. 

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1:26 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Stabenow, Vilsack Urge House Action on Farm Bill

WKAR File Photo

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. 

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