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S.568 A bill to amend the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001, to respond to the severe economic losses being incurred by crop producers, livestock and poultry producers, and greenhouse operators as a result of the sharp increase in energy costs or input costs from energy sources.
S.544 USDA Grade Recission Act of 2001
S.RES.31 An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.
S.345 A bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act to strike the limitation that permits interstate movement of live birds, for the purpose of fighting, to States in which animal fighting is lawful.
S.380 A bill to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to provide that agricultural producers that suffer or are likely to suffer substantial economic injury as the result of a sharp and significant increase in certain costs are eligible to receive emergency loans.
S.366 Agricultural Market Access and Development Act of 2001
S.294 National Dairy Farmers Fairness Act of 2001
S.280 Consumer Right-to-Know Act of 2001
S.267 Downed Animal Protection Act
S.165 Family Agriculture Recovery and Market (FARM) Equity Act of 2001
S.144 Peanut Labeling Act of 2001
S.20 Securing a Future for Independent Agriculture Act of 2001
S.142 A bill to amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to make unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control livestock intended for slaughter.
S.111 Dairy Promotion Fairness Act
S.RES.13 A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the need for Congress to enact a new farm bill during the 1st session of the 107th Congress.
S.118 Fruit, Vegetable, and Plant Smuggling Prevention Act of 2001
S.105 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.130 Food Security and Land Stewardship Act of 2001
S.117 Quality Cheese Act of 2001
S.107 Democracy for Dairy Producers Act of 2001
S.109 Dairy Farmer Viability Act
S.3279 Milk in Lunches for Kids Act of 2000
S.1066 Carbon Cycle and Agricultural Best Practices Research Act
S.3256 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.3260 Conservation Security Act of 2000
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