Obama to sign farm bill Friday at Michigan State University

President will visit East Lansing school to sign $1 trillion farm bill

By Dave Bartkowiak - Web Producer
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President Obama signs the federal spending bill on Jan. 17, 2014.

DETROIT - President Barack Obama plans to sign the new farm bill Friday at Michigan State University.

The nearly $1 trillion farm bill received final approval on Tuesday from the Senate, which sent the compromise already passed by the House to President Obama to be signed into law.

Read more: Congress sends $1 trillion farm bill to president

From the White House:

"The President will see firsthand the research that institutions like MSU are doing to create jobs and drive innovation that benefits farmers, ranchers, our rural communities, and our nation as a whole. Following his remarks, the President will sign the Agriculture Act of 2014 into law."

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