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Senate Agriculture Committee Passes Bipartisan Farm Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Delivering on a promise, U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., today are pleased to announce the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 was favorably reported out of the Committee with bipartisan support. Click here to watch the meeting. 

Commonly referred to as the Farm Bill, the bipartisan 5-year legislation encompasses a broad array of agriculture, nutrition, conservation, and forestry policy. 

“The Senate Agriculture Committee’s bipartisan Farm Bill process is a reminder of how things should work in Washington – listening to the folks back home, working through issues with the other side of the aisle, then writing a good bill,” said Chairman Roberts and Ranking Member Stabenow. “Today marks another important step in the road to getting an on-time Farm Bill enacted into law. We urge our colleagues to support this bill.” 

Click here to read the legislation, summaries, and amendments. 

The legislation has the support of more than 115 agriculture, nutrition, conservation, and forestry groups. 

Click here to watch the Committee’s hearings in preparation for the 2018 Farm Bill. 

The legislation now heads to the full U.S. Senate for consideration.