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President Obama signs new "Farm Bill"

The new Farm Bill is bringing changes for farmers *and people who receive food stamps.   
President Obama signed the nearly trillion dollar bill into law today.
               
It expands federal crop insurance and ends direct government payments to farmers.
The law also cuts 800-million dollars a year from the food stamp program.... which is much less than what republicans had hoped to cut.

"A lot of folks go through tough times at some point in their lives. That doesn't mean they should go hungry."

President Obama also announced his new "Made in Rural America" initiative which provides federal resources to help businesses attract overseas customers.