Senate Ag Republicans Unveil Farm Bill Framework

Senator John Boozman (R-AR), ranking member of the Senate Ag Committee, released details about the Senate Republican-drafted framework answering the call for a “farmer-focused” farm bill.

“From the onset of this process, we have sought to draft a farm bill that reflects the needs of stakeholders,” Boozman says.

He goes on to say “The world has changed dramatically since the 2018 bill became law, and the unprecedented challenges and economic uncertainty that farmers now face are only projected to get worse in the coming years.”

He also says that’s why farmers have been calling on senators to put more farm in the farm bill.

The Senate Republican Committee members say the framework modernizes the safety net, facilitating the expansion of access to overseas markets, fosters breakthroughs in agricultural research, and grows the rural communities that farmers, ranchers, and foresters call home.

They also say it does all that while making historic investments in conservation and protecting nutrition programs.