Issue Brief 14-04
January 29, 2014

On January 29, 2014, the House passed the Agriculture Act of 2014 (H.R. 2642), which reauthorizes programs under the farm bill for federal fiscal years (FY) 2014-2018. The Senate is expected to pass the bill this week. The final bill represents the conference agreement reached after both the House and Senate passed separate versions of the legislation last year.