ABOUT THE 2014 FARM BILL


The Agricultural Act of 2014 aka the Farm Bill is an omnibus legislation passed by the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Obama on February 7th, 2014. Farm Bills are passed about every five years, creating and reauthorizing federal programs in a number of different interests. This site breaks down the programs by "Title" or section of the bill—there were 12 this time around—gives some background into the bill's formation, and provides resources to help anyone looking to understand the 357-page bill. Below are a few infographics to start you off. 

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Disclaimer: This is an aggregated site, meaning most of the information found within is from another publicly available source. The majority of the program information can be found in the Congressional Research Service's "The Farm Bill (P.L. 113-79): Summary and Side-by-Side" report, as well as the program respective USDA page. 

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