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Congress approves $867 billion Farm Bill

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By Barbara Olejnik

Poultry Times staff


WASHINGTON — Congress has approved an $867 billion, 807-page farm and agricultural bill.

The 2018 Farm Bill, officially the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, passed the Senate in a 87-to-13 vote on Dec. 10. The House followed on Dec. 12 with a 369 to 47 vote in favor, sending the bill to President Trump, who signed it into law on Dec. 20.

The five-year legislation includes commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, farm credit, nutrition assistance, rural development, research and Extension activities, forestry, energy, horticulture and. . .

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