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- Published: Wednesday, 29 January 2014 15:42
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Update--February 12, 2014:
The President signed the U.S. Farm Bill. Read more about it.
The New York Times
The $956 billion Farm Bill. (as reported in the Washington Post)
Congress recently passed the massive farm bill that will set the course of U.S. food policy for the next half-decade. The old farm bill expired in 2012, and its replacement is 959 pages long, costing some $956.4 billion over 10 years.
So what’s actually in it? There is a simple pie chart that outlines the basics.
This is based on the latest Congressional Budget Office's scoring as well as reporting on how its predecessor House and Senate bills got combined.
Farm Bill Gets It Right On Conservation
Details About the Farm Bill from the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry
Read more about federal policy and our produce industry.
posted: Feb. 12, 2014