snap http://tspr.org en Years in the Making, New Farm Bill Becomes Law http://tspr.org/post/years-making-new-farm-bill-becomes-law <p>President Barack Obama signed the new farm bill into law Friday at Michigan State University in East Lansing, ending years of negotiations and wrangling. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 23:19:22 +0000 Amy Mayer/Harvest Public Media 48028 at http://tspr.org Years in the Making, New Farm Bill Becomes Law US Senate Approves Farm Bill http://tspr.org/post/us-senate-approves-farm-bill <p>The US Senate passed the farm bill Tuesday by a vote of 68-32, sending it to the president’s desk and ending years of political wrangling. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 22:54:45 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld/Harvest Public Media 47831 at http://tspr.org US Senate Approves Farm Bill 2014 Farm Bill Would Change US Ag Policy http://tspr.org/post/2014-farm-bill-would-change-us-ag-policy <p>It’s getting so close now… Wednesday morning the U.S. House passed the <a href="http://www.hagstromreport.com/assets/2014/2014_0127_farm-bill-conference-report.pdf?utm_source=MadMimi&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_content=The+Hagstrom+Report+%7C+Alert+2+%7C+Monday+01_27_14&amp;utm_campaign=20140128_m118929849_The+Hagstrom+Report+%7C+Alert+2+%7C+Monday+01_27_14&amp;utm_term=Agricultural+Act+of+2014+_E2_80_94+Conference+Report">Agriculture Act of 2014</a>, the new farm bill. The Senate is expected to take a preliminary vote Monday, February 3. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:45:06 +0000 Amy Mayer 47641 at http://tspr.org 2014 Farm Bill Would Change US Ag Policy When a President Fought for the Poor http://tspr.org/post/when-president-fought-poor <p>American President Lyndon Baines Johnson declared war on January 8, 1964. However, he was not at war with another nation – he was at war with poverty. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 00:25:01 +0000 Rich Egger 46441 at http://tspr.org When a President Fought for the Poor Food Stamps & Healthy Diets http://tspr.org/post/food-stamps-healthy-diets <p>A new study found the federal government’s food stamps program could do more to encourage healthy eating among recipients. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 16:43:04 +0000 Peter Gray/Harvest Public Media 44583 at http://tspr.org Food Stamps & Healthy Diets