• Agriculture and Food Act

    Agriculture and Food Act
    • 4 year farm bill with a major emphasis on setting target prices -Income protection plans for farmers -Food aid for low incomes -Emphasis on exportation
  • Food Conservation and Energy Act of 2008

    Food Conservation and Energy Act of 2008
    -56 billion dollars allotted for conservation efforts
    -Aid allocation for forage disaster
    The Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program that will allow farmers to choose revenue-based, market oriented protection instead of subsidy payments based on politically set target prices;
    $4 billion over baseline funding for conservation and working lands programs;
    -Funding for Farmers Market Promotion Program, Community Food Project grants
  • Agricultural Act of 2014

    Agricultural Act of 2014
    -New insurance options for upland cotton producers
    -$100 million allocated for the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program.