Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Education & Schools
  3. General Education

Obama will sign Farm Bill at Michigan State University

See also

On Friday, February 7, 2014 President Obama will sign the Farm Bill at MSU.

The Farm Bill has already been passed by Congress and will change the subsidy system that has been in place for 80 years. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairperson, Debbie Stabenow, supports it because she said it is "a major bipartisan jobs bill that makes sure that 16 million people who work in agriculture... have the support that they need."

Michigan State University was chartered under state law in 1855 to become the Agriculture College of the State of Michigan. At the time, both U-M and EMU were vying for this status, but instead Governor Kinsley S. Bingham designated 14,000 acres of land to start a new college. Later, President Abraham Lincoln, sighed the Morrill Act of 1862, which granted higher education institutions federally funded land for development.

To lean more about the Farm Bill, visit the House Committee on Agriculture.

Photo Credit: WEBN-TV



  • Dead babies found
    Seven dead babies were found in Utah resident Megan Huntsman's old home
    Shocking Discovery
  • Kendall Jenner
    Get the Coachella looks: Kendall Jenner’s nose ring, green hair and edgy nails
    Coachella Look
  • Dog's Easter basket
    How to fill your dog’s Easter basket with the perfect toys
    Easter Basket
  • Rabbit owners
    Bringing home the bunny: Important information for rabbit owners
    7 Photos
  • Haunted island
    The world’s most haunted island may soon be the most haunted luxury resort
    Haunted Resort
  • Sunken ferry
    Search continues for missing passengers after a ferry sinks off the South Korean coast
    Sunken Ferry

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!