While the Farm Bill is the most significant piece of Federal policy impacting U.S.
agriculture, there are a number of other Federal programs, policies and regulations that
influence the industry. Here are some:
Environmental Protection Agency
I generally support the Federal Governments involvement with the agricultural industry
and rural America, but I am particularly in favor of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide,
and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Despite the criticism it has received
What is the Farm Bill?
The Farm Bill goes far beyond Americas farms. Every five years, the
Farm Bill sets policies that govern a broad array of programs, from
crop support to conservation and from food assistance to forestry.
The Farm Bill makes up only