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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Snyder Talks Michigan Agriculture As President Signs Farm Bill At MSU

Speaking before a packed business luncheon in Detroit, Governor Snyder was also talking about agriculture — calling it a potential “rock star” industry for Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the Farm Bill, or the the Agriculture Act of 2014, into law after speaking about the importance of the Farm Bill to America's economy at Michigan State University February 7, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. Obama signed the largely bi-partisan legislation that reforms the farm insurance program and trims the food stamps by one percent. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Obama, At MSU, Signs Farm Bill That Trims Food Stamps

The President said the wide-ranging bill multitasks by helping boost jobs, innovation, research and conservation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2014

President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. The president made a populist pitch to voters for economic fairness, saying the federal government should more do to balance the benefits of a capitalist society.  (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama In Michigan To Sign Farm Bill That Trims Food Stamps

President Barack Obama will be at Michigan State University on Friday to sign the far-reaching farm bill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2014

Room of the White House on Jan. 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama To Sign Farm Bill During Visit To Michigan

Congress has given its final approval to a sweeping five-year farm bill that provides food for the needy and subsidies for farmers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2014

A farm in Michigan. (credit: istock)

Farm Bill Deal Would Cut Food Stamps By 1 Percent

Senator Debbie Stabenow says the bill is good for farmers, and good for Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

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Ready To Pay $6 For A Gallon Of Milk?

Dairy farmers warn that there could be a jump in price at the grocery store by year’s end.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2013

Ferndale Mayor David Coulter and Sen. Carl Levin shop within their new weekly food budget. (Facebook)

Local Leaders Live On Food Stamp Budget To Protest Farm Bill Cuts

Pasta, peanut butter, hot dogs and a whole lot of tuna — That’s what Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter and Congressman Sander Levin will be eating for the next week.

CBS Detroit–06/10/2013

A farm in Michigan. (credit: istock)

Stabenow Lashes At GOP Over Lapsed Farm Bill

She says if a bill isn’t approved, it could affect milk prices as soon as January.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2012

Stephen Rapundalo (at microphone), CEO of MichBio, talks up the state's biotech industry on the Grand Hotel porch. U.S. Sen Debbie Stabenow is just to his right.

Stabenow Pushes Michigan Biotech In Farm Bill

Michigan’s biotech industry could get a boost from the federal 2012 Farm Bill, under new initiatives announced Wednesday by Sen. Debbie Stabenow and state biotech leaders at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2012

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