CCAGW Annual Ratings

Farm Programs -- Conference Report


Adoption of the conference report on the bill that would reauthorize and extend federal farm and nutrition programs through fiscal 2023, including crop subsidies, conservation, rural development and agricultural trade programs and the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program. It would reauthorize and extend supplemental agricultural disaster assistance programs, sugar policies and loan rates, several international food aid programs, nonrecourse marketing assistance loans for loan commodities, and several dairy programs, including the dairy risk management program (previously the margin protection program). It would create new pilot programs that would test strategies for improving the accuracy of the SNAP income verification process. It would allow industrial hemp to be grown in the United States, subject to close regulation at the state level. It would modify the activities permitted on land contracted under the conservation reserve program.

Vote Number: 
Senate Vote 259
Bill Number: 
HR 2
CCAGW Position: 
Vote Results: 
Adopted (thus sent to the Senate), (thus sent to the House), 87-13 : R 38-13; D 47-0; I 2-0