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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.1829 A bill to prohibit the purchase of foreign beef by a school participating in the school lunch, school breakfast, or child care food program, and for other purposes.
S.1822 A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to permit the Security of Agriculture to waive the prohibition on the termination of conservation reserve contracts for certain lands, and for other purposes.
S.1798 Irrigation Subsidy Reduction Act of 1996
S.1803 A bill to provide relief to agricultural producers who grant easements to, or owned or operated land condemned by, the Secretary of the Army for flooding losses caused by water retention at the dam site at Lake Redrock, Iowa, to the extent that the actual losses exceed the estimate of the Secretary, and for other purposes.
S.1758 Packers and Stockyards Improvement Act of 1996
S.1755 A bill to amend the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to provide that assistance shall be available under the noninsured crop assistance program for native pasture for livestock, and for other purposes.
S.1743 Temporary Emergency Livestock Feed Assistance Act of 1996
S.1707 A bill to amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to establish a trust for the benefit of the seller of livestock until the seller receives payment in full for the livestock, and for other purposes.
S.1690 A bill to provide a grace period for the prohibition on Consolidated Farm Service Agency lending to delinquent borrowers, and for other purposes.
S.1613 A bill to amend the National School Lunch Act to provide greater flexibility to schools to meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans under the school lunch and school breakfast programs, and for other purposes.
S.1602 A bill to amend the Plant Variety Protection Act to provide plant variety protection to a tuber propagated plant variety if the variety has not been sold or otherwise disposed of in any area outside the United States for more than a period determined by the Secretary of Agriculture and the variety receives plant variety protection in any area outside the United States, and for other purposes.
S.1523 Agricultural Act of 1995
S.1468 Peanut Program Improvement Act
S.1462 A bill to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to provide that imported tomatoes are subject to packing standards contained in marketing orders issued by the Secretary of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
S.1449 Agricultural Promotion Accountability Act of 1995
S.1407 Energy Crop Production Act of 1995
S.1377 A bill to provide authority for the assessment of cane sugar produced in the Everglades Agricultural Area of Florida, and for other purposes.
S.1375 Cooperator Program Act of 1995
S.1373 Agricultural Resources Enhancement Act of 1995
S.1367 Farm Fairness Act of 1995
S.1363 A bill to terminate the agricultural price support and production adjustment programs for sugar on the date the President certifies to Congress that a General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade has been entered into that prohibits all export subsidies for sugar, price support and production adjustment programs for sugar,and tariffs and other trade barriers on the importation of sugar,and for other purposes.
S.1336 Popcorn Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act
S.1302 Sugar Competitiveness Act of 1995
S.1283 Safe Commercial Transportation of Horses Act of 1995
S.1276 Farm Income Transition Act of 1995
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