February 8, 2014
Shoppers pass through the Sweet Auburn Curb Market in Atlanta. Look no further than your dinner plate to understand how the sweeping farm bill affects you. About 15 percent of the money in the new law, signed by President Obama Friday, will go to farmers to help them grow the food you eat. Most of the rest of the money in the almost $100 billion-a-year law will go to food stamps that help people buy groceries.
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About 15 percent of farm bill money goes to farmers