Farm Bill Conference Negotiations Under Way
Among the major congressional priorities this year, passing a new farm bill—a recurring package of agriculture and nutrition reauthorizations—is one of the most important items that might still be accomplished before the end of the legislative session. The House and Senate have each passed separate proposals, and have begun negotiations to reconcile their proposals in conference. However, there are significant differences between the two bills.
This Issue Brief compares the House and Senate proposals, focusing on provisions of interest to states.