12/26/18

President Trump Signs Bipartisan Farm Bill

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On December 20, 2018, President Trump signed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Farm Bill) into law.  The Farm Bill passed both the Senate (87 to 13) and House of Representatives (369 to 47) easily, reflecting strong bipartisan support of the approximately $867 billion measure. 

Every five years, Congress passes legislation that sets national agriculture, nutrition, conservation, and forestry policy.  Significantly, the Farm Bill contains various provisions that will impact the agriculture industry.  Several key agricultural provisions include: