The new farm bill, passed by Senate last week will affects Iowans in several ways, from boosting access to locally grown fruits and vegetables at farmers markets to protecting wetlands and prairies, the Des Moines Register said.
Here are six ways the farm bill impacts our state directly:
- Farmers win safety net
- Local food gets boost
- Land, water find protections
- Food stamps status quo
- Beginning farmers get help
To read more about the bill and Iowa, click here.