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March 22, 2023
Farm bill discussions
The farm bill is the major legislation concerning both agriculture policy and nutrition policy in the U.S. Passage of the $867 billion 2018 farm bill was historical, as it is the first time since 1990 the legislation was introduced and enacted in the same year. That bill, which passed with wide bipartisan support, expires on Sept. 30, 2023.
It’s not unusual for previous farm bills to get extensions before their expiration and to last far longer than their planned five-year lifespans. But ag groups, nutrition groups and others are gearing up to get new legislation wri...