Final 2018 Farm Bill Summaries
The 2018 Farm Bill (i.e., Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018) has now been signed into law as of December 20th. We will be providing a breakdown of the most pertinent changes in some of the Titles contained in this Farm Bill.
Title X, Sections 10113 and 10114: Hemp Production
Summaries from the Conference Committee Phase
The House and Senate passed their respective Farm Bills and the bills went to the Conference Committee in August 2018. We posted several guides from September through December to help readers understand proposed changes to the Farm Bill, differences between the House and Senate versions and how these changes or differences could practically impact you and/or the population you serve.
2018 Farm Bill Updates - 10/5/2018
2018 Farm Bill Updates - 9/14/2018
Title I: Commodities
Impacts to Large Farms vs. Small and Beginning Farms
Title II: Conservation
Conservation Stewardship Program
Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Title IV: Nutrition
SNAP: Work Requirements Guide - Side-by-Side Comparisons between Current Law, Senate and House Bills and Summary Explanation
SNAP: Work Requirements Examples Guide - Practical examples of who is impacted by House proposed work requirement changes
SNAP: Guide to Changes that would increase benefits and participation - A Side-by-Side Comparisons between Current Law, Senate and House Bills
SNAP: Guide to Changes that would decrease benefits and participation - A Side-by-Side Comparisons between Current Law, Senate and House Bills
Guide to Other Proposed Changes to Nutrition Title - A Side-by-Side Comparisons between Senate and House Bills. Includes proposals to SNAP-Ed, EFNEP, Emergency food Assistance, Technology updates (such as using SNAP for online purchases), and programs that promote healthy eating and combat food insecurity.
Title VIII: Forestry
Forestry Programs: Guide to Changes - A Side-by-Side Comparisons between Current Law, Senate, and House Bills
Title VIII: Forestry - Categorical Exclusions
Title VIII: Forestry - Other Matters
Title XI: Crop Insurance
No major changes to crop insurance program in House or Senate bills.