Understanding the Farm Bill Reauthorization Process and How You Can Influence It

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The “Farm Bill” is an omnibus piece of federal legislation covering agriculture, conservation, rural development, research, and food assistance.  It has been continuously reauthorized approximately every five years since 1933.  The current Farm Bill will expire on September 30, 2018, which is why Congress is drafting a new bill.  What’s in the new Farm Bill will directly affect how U.S. agriculture operates for the next five years.  To learn more about the reauthorization process and how you can educate your legislators about the Farm Bill issues that matter to you, keep reading.

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