President Obama has signed into law that sweeping 5-year Farm Bill, that covers everything from crop insurance and subsidies to food stamps. 

 The President, comparing the farm bill to a swiss army knife, saying it helps farmers minimize risk, promotes new technology, and funds the food stamp program.

"The truth is a lot of folks go through tough times at some point in thier lives.  That doesn't mean they should go hungry," said Obama.

The President also praised the bi-partisan way the bill was passed.