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S.2592 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.2565 Antimicrobial Regulation Technical Corrections Act of 1998
S.2511 Federal Meat and Poultry Employees Pay Act of 1998
S.2480 Invasive Pest Control Act of 1998
S.2255 A bill to amend the Agricultural Market Transition Act to prohibit the Secretary of Agriculture from including any storage charges in the calculation of loan deficiency payments or loans made to producers for loan commodities.
S.2234 A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a trade compensation assistance program if the President, any other member of the executive branch, or any other provision of law causes exports from the United States to any country to be suspended for reasons of national security policy, and to require the Secretary of Defense to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation for the cost of each such program.
S.RES.253 A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States Department of Agriculture provide timely assistance to Texas farmers and livestock producers who are experiencing worsening drought conditions.
S.2202 Pet Safety and Protection Act of 1998
S.2195 A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange the Gulfport Research Laboratory and other Forest Service administrative sites in the States of Mississippi, to provide for a new research facility, and for other purposes.
S.2166 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Amendments of 1998
S.2025 Food Research, Education, Safety, and Health Act of 1998
S.1982 A bill to equalize the minimun adjustments to prices for fluid milk under milk marketing orders.
S.1975 Farmers Emergency Loan Reform Act of 1998
S.1918 Cost of Production Safety Net Act of 1998
S.1323 Animal Agriculture Reform Act
S.1884 A bill to amend the Commodity Exchange Act to remove the prohibition on agricultural trade options outside contract markets.
S.1803 Agricultural Credit Restoration Act
S.1774 A bill to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make guaranteed farm ownership loans and guaranteed farm operating loans of up to $600,000, and to increase the maximum loan amounts with inflation.
S.1763 Food Stamp Benefits for Aliens Restoration Act of 1997
S.1597 Safe Food Action Plan Act
S.1581 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998
S.1582 Tobacco Market Transition Act
S.1538 Honey Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Improvement Act of 1997
H.R.2534 Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reauthorization Act of 1997
S.1535 Peanut Program Improvement Act of 1997
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