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How will California farmers fare under the $1-trillion farm bill?




Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (2nd-R) speaks to reporters while flanked by (L-R), Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) after attending the weekly Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on  February 4, 2014 in Washington, DC. Senate Republicans gathered at a luncheon to discuss various issues including todays Farm bill vote.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (2nd-R) speaks to reporters while flanked by (L-R), Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) after attending the weekly Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on February 4, 2014 in Washington, DC. Senate Republicans gathered at a luncheon to discuss various issues including todays Farm bill vote.
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After two years of Congressional infighting, the U.S. farm bill finally passed both the House and the Senate. It now goes to the President for his signature.

To find out a little more on how California farmers might fare with this legislation, we reached out to Carolyn Lochhead, Washington correspondent for the San Francisco Chronicle.