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Every five years, Congress passes legislation that sets national agriculture, nutrition, conservation, and forestry policy, commonly referred to as the “Farm Bill”. ... Read More »

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S.827 Quality Cheese Act of 2005
S.818 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.796 Natural Stock Conservation Act of 2005
S.802 National Drought Preparedness Act of 2005
S.767 National Food and Agricultural Science Act of 2005
S.729 Safe Food Act of 2005
S.643 A bill to amend the Agricultural Credit Act of 1987 to reauthorize State mediation programs.
S.573 Agricultural Security Assistance Act of 2005
S.548 Voluntary Public Access and Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program Act of 2005
S.J.RES.4 A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Department of Agriculture under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, relating to risk zones for introduction of bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
S.531 Agricultural Marketing Success Act of 2005
S.509 Energy Markets Improvement Act of 2005
S.425 Green Mountain National Forest Land Adjustment Act of 2005
S.451 Pet Safety and Protection Act of 2005
S.385 Rural America Preservation Act
S.307 MILC Extension Act
S.273 A bill to amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to extend and improve national dairy market loss payments.
S.294 A bill to strengthen the restrictions of the importation from BSE minimal-risk regions of meat, meat byproducts, and meat food products from bovines.
S.218 A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to provide incentives to landowners to protect and improve streams and riparian habitat.
S.RES.14 An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
S.194 A bill to amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to permit the planting of chicory on base acres.
S.73 Animal Feed Protection Act of 2005
S.108 A bill to prohibit the operation during a calendar year of the final rule issued by the Secretary of Agriculture to establish standards for the designation of minimal-risk regions for the introduction of bovine spongiform encephalopathy into the United States, including designation of Canada as a minimal-risk region, and the importation into the United States from Canada of certain bovine ruminant products during that calendar year, unless country of origin labeling is required for the retail sale of a covered commodity during that calendar year.
S.135 A bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to expand country of origin labeling for certain covered commodities.
S.2575 Sudden Oak Death Syndrome Control Act of 2004
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