Farm Bill Conference Continues Reconciliation Discussions

09/12/2018 - The farm bill conference committee met on September 5 for what is likely their only in-person meeting before they work to finalize a negotiated farm bill that will be voted on in both chambers of Congress and signed into law before the September 30 deadline.

The Academy has continued to voice support for the Senate version of the farm bill and share concerns about several provisions of the House version.

Most recently the Academy joined over 60 organizations to advocate for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in continuation if its Farm Bill activities.

Read more information on the farm bill from the Academy.