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S.736 Animal Fighting Prohibition Enforcement Act
S.667 A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to strengthen payment limitations for commodity payments and benefits.
S.509 Energy Market Oversight Act
S.506 Safe School Food Act of 2003
S.468 Senior Nutrition Act of 2003
S.457 Organic Restoration Act of 2003
S.438 A bill to withdraw Federal land in Finger Lakes National Forest, New York, from entry, appropriation, disposal, or disposition under certain Federal laws.
S.427 Agriculture Security Assistance Act
S.430 Agriculture Security Preparedness Act
S.332 A bill to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to permit a State to register a Canadian pesticide for distribution and use within that State.
S.325 A bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to increase competition and transparency among packers that purchase livestock from producers.
S.RES.47 An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
S.125 Emergency Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2003
S.116 Florida National Forest Land Management Act of 2003
S.124 A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to suspend the requirement that rental payments under the conservation reserve program be reduced by reason of harvesting or grazing conducted in response to a drought or other emergency.
S.137 A bill to improve the administration of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
S.108 Emergency Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2003
S.33 A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange all or part of certain administrative sites and other land in the Ozark-St. Francis and Ouachita National Forests and to use funds derived from the sale or exchange to acquire, construct, or improve administrative sites.
S.21 Emergency Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2003
S.27 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.42 A bill to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to prohibit the Secretary of Agriculture from basing minimum prices for Class I milk on the distance or transportation costs from any location that is not within a marketing area, except under certain circumstances, and for other purposes.
S.43 Democracy for Dairy Producers Act of 2003
S.2063 A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange all or part of certain administrative sites and other land in the Ozark-St. Francis and Ouachita National Forests and to use funds derived from the sale or exchange to acquire, construct, or improve administrative sites.
S.3181 A bill to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to ensure that the interest rate for direct loans paid by low income, limited resource borrowers is less than the interest rate for direct loans paid by other borrowers under the Act.
S.3160 Emergency Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2002
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