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Agriculture is at the heart of so many issues that impact our lives each day – from producing food and fiber and the fuel that supplies our vehicles to the conservation of our natural resources and the economic growth and jobs in rural areas. The responsibilities and goals of the Senate Agriculture Committee are as diverse as the needs of American agriculture. The policies developed by this committee will support efforts to move our country forward, help rural communities grow and succeed and help boost the rural economy to preserve opportunities for the next generation for states like Arkansas. (cont'd)

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In June of 2008 H.R. 2419 was signed into law by the President of the United States. Also known as the Food, Conservation & Energy act of 2008, the Farm Bill included $285 billion for agriculture and farming industries.

The American farmer is the backbone of our nation's food supply. Read more about what they do to make sure Americans have enough to eat.

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