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President to Sign Farm Bill Today
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Fri Feb 7, 2014 10:24 AM CST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (DTN) -- President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive here later this morning to sign a new farm bill -- formally titled The Agriculture Act of 2014 -- at Michigan State University, the state's land-grant college, and to visit a biotech research center.

The White House also announced today that the administration has committed itself to promoting "Made in Rural America" exports.

Michigan State was founded in 1855 as the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan, and was the prototype for 69 land-grant institutions established under the Morrill Act of 1862. According to the university's website, ...

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