Agriculture Committee Passes Farm Bill
Stabenow’s Proposal will Reduce Deficit, Eliminate Unnecessary Subsidies, Consolidate Programs, Crackdown on Food Assistance Abuse, Strengthen Initiatives to Help Create Michigan Agriculture Jobs
our agriculture sector is based more on fruits and vegetables much more than many other states.
■Helping new bio-manufacturing businesses start and existing ones expand
■Spurring advancements in bio-energy production
■ Creating new markets for small family farmers
■ Extending rural development initiatives to help rural communities grow their economies
More detailed summaries and the full text of the 2012 Farm Bill is available on the Senate Agriculture Committee's website: http://www.ag.senate.gov/issues/farm-bill.