AG POLICY NEWS
President to Sign Farm Bill Friday
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Tue Feb 4, 2014 05:56 PM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- President Barack Obama will travel to East Lansing, Mich., on Friday and sign the farm bill there after delivering remarks at Michigan State University on the importance of the bill to America's economy, the White House announced late Tuesday.

Michigan is the home state of Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Debbie Stabenow, a Democrat, who led Senate passage Tuesday of the Agriculture Act of 2014, the conference report that reconciles farm bills passed earlier by the House and Senate.

"The president will see firsthand the research that institutions like MSU are doing to create jobs and drive innovation ...

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