Farm Bill http://wunc.org en NC Farm Bureau Applauds New Farm Bill http://wunc.org/post/nc-farm-bureau-applauds-new-farm-bill <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.ncfb.org/">North Carolina Farm Bureau</a> is applauding the passage of the new Farm Bill.&nbsp; Leaders say it provides stability and certainty to the state’s largest industry.</p><p>Larry Wooten is President of the North Carolina Farm Bureau.&nbsp; His family farms tobacco, corn and soybeans in Pender County.</p><p>“Very thankfully this extravaganza of a piece of legislation that took over two years to bring to fruition is finally passed the Senate and it’s headed to the President’s desk to be signed into law.”</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 30049 at http://wunc.org NC Farm Bureau Applauds New Farm Bill The Clock Ticks On The Farm Bill http://wunc.org/post/clock-ticks-farm-bill <p></p><p>Lawmakers are in negotiation for a five-year farm bill.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:58:43 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 27136 at http://wunc.org The Clock Ticks On The Farm Bill NC Farmers Wait For Details Of Federal Farm Bill http://wunc.org/post/nc-farmers-wait-details-federal-farm-bill <p>Farmers in North Carolina and around the country are keeping their eyes on Washington, where <a href="http://agriculture.house.gov/farmbill">Congress is crafting a new Farm Bill</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>The Senate's version cuts more than $2 billion in agricultural spending per year, but includes about $100 billion in subsides over the next five years.&nbsp; President Obama has asked Senators to find more ways to save money, including cuts to a farm insurance program. Wed, 22 May 2013 15:31:52 +0000 Will Michaels 15786 at http://wunc.org NC Farmers Wait For Details Of Federal Farm Bill