Farm Bill

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.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.43 Democracy for Dairy Producers Act of 2003
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.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
S.3115 Florida National Forest Land Management Act of 2002
S.3118 Animal Fighting Prohibition Enforcement Act
S.3111 A bill to compensate agricultural producers in the State of New Mexico that suffered crop losses as a result of use of a herbicide by the Bureau of Land Management.
S.3095 Genetically Engineered Foods Act
S.3094 A bill to amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to clarify the rates applicable to marketing assistance loans and loan deficiency payments for other oilseeds, dry peas, lentils, and small chickpeas.
S.3090 Comprehensive Wildlife Disease Testing Acceleration Act of 2002
S.3068 A bill to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to require the Secretary of Agriculture to use the price of feed grains and other cash expenses as factors to determine the basic formula price for milk under milk marketing orders.
S.3062 Wood Preservation Safety Act of 2002
S.3022 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.3023 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Forestry Program Act of 2002
S.3016 Sun Grant Initiative for Renewable Energy and Biobased Products Act
S.3004 Rural Community Revitalization and Transition Act
S.2995 Tobacco-Dependent Communities Assistance Act of 2002
S.2976 Louisiana Fire Economic Relief Act of 2002
S.RES.324 A resolution congratulating the National Farmers Union for 100 years of service to family farmers, ranchers, and rural communities.
S.2920 A bill to expedite procedures for hazardous fuels reductions activities and for other purposes.
S.2834 Emergency Livestock Assistance Act of 2002
S.2867 A bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to increase competition and transparency among packers that purchase livestock from producers.
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