MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A massive, five-year Farm Bill is heading to President Donald Trump’s desk.
The House easily passed it in a 369-47 vote Wednesday night, after it previously passed in the Senate.READ MORE: Severe Storms Hit Wisconsin Causing Widespread, 'Unbelievable' Damage
The $867 billion bill reauthorizes agriculture and conservation programs, funds trade programs, expands support for struggling dairy farmers and legalizes the cultivation of industrial hemp.READ MORE: North Mpls. Peace Garden Dedicated To Terrell Mayes Jr. And Other Children Killed By Gun Violence
It also addresses the opioid epidemic in rural areas, along with access to broadband internet.
One thing it does not include is stricter work requirements for food stamp participants, something Trump had supported. Also left out were several controversial forestry changes.MORE NEWS: Gov. Walz Announces Sunisa Lee Day After Gold Medal Win
The president is expected to sign it.