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.
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.
Title I: Commodities
Title II: Conservation
Title IV: Nutrition
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
Title XI: Crop Insurance
No major changes to crop insurance program in House or Senate bills.