Farm Bill

Every five years, Congress passes a bundle of legislation, commonly called the "Farm Bill" that sets national agriculture, nutrition, conservation, and forestry policy. The Agriculture Act of 2014 passed the Senate with an overwhelming bipartisan majority of 68-32 ... Read More »

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S.3395 Prescribed Burn Approval Act of 2016
S.2609 An original bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a national voluntary labeling standard for bioengineered foods, and for other purposes.
S.3495 A bill to amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to designate certain research and extension grants to increase participation by women and underrepresented minorities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics as "Jeannette Rankin Women and Minorities in STEM Fields Grants".
S.3408 B-CROP Act of 2016
S.3420 Urban Agriculture Act of 2016
H.R.2647 Emergency Wildfire and Forest Management Act of 2016
S.3350 Clarification of Treatment of Electronic Sales of Livestock Act of 2016
S.3310 Environmental and Economic Benefits Restoration Act of 2016
S.3229 A bill to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to adjust limitations on certain Farm Service Agency guaranteed and direct loans.
S.3212 A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program to recognize farms that have been in continuous operation for 100 years.
S.Res.349 A resolution congratulating the Farm Credit System on the celebration of its 100th anniversary.
S.3201 A bill to prohibit certain practices relating to certain commodity promotion programs, to require greater transparency by those programs, and for other purposes.
S.3200 A bill to prohibit mandatory or compulsory check-off programs.
S.3136 An original bill to reauthorize child nutrition programs, and for other purposes.
S.3108 A bill to decrease the incidence of food waste, and for other purposes.
S.3118 A bill to amend the Commodity Exchange Act to clarify which fees the Commodity Futures Trading Commission may assess and collect, and for other purposes.
S.3085 A bill to improve forest management activities on National Forest System land and public land, and for other purposes.
S.3048 A bill to withdraw certain Federal land located in Malheur County, Oregon, from all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws, location, entry, and patent under the mining...
S.J.Res.28 A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of Agriculture relating to inspection of fish of the...
S.2917 Commodity End-User Relief Act
S.2911 A bill to amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control livestock intended for slaughter.
S.2892 Timber Innovation Act of 2016
H.R.4570 100 Years of Women in Congress Act
S.2810 Local Cheese Promotion and Dairy Support Act of 2016
S.2743 Farm Payment Loophole Elimination Act of 2016
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