Ag Policy

We Have a Farm Bill in the Senate!

On June 21, 2012 the Senate passed the Agriculture Reform , Food and Jobs Act otherwise known as the Farm Bill.  This past Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday our US Senators worked diligently through 73 amendments to pass a farm bill that protects sustainable agriculture.  Now that the dust has cleared take a look at who sponsored the various amendments by visiting http://farmbillprimer.org/senate-farm-bill-amendments/. More important look to see how your Senators voted on key amendments.  From this chart you will be able to view all of the 300+ amendments that were initially introduced, the 73 amendments that were voted on and which of those amendments were key votes.   

Now on to the House of Representatives!