Agricultural Producers Need Congress to Pass a Bipartisan Farm Bill

Statement from EDF Director of Federal Affairs for Agriculture Policy Andrew Lentz

May 29, 2024
Austin Matheny-Kawesch, (858) 395-5577,

“Farmers, ranchers, foresters and rural communities across the country need Congress to come together and pass a bipartisan farm bill this year. In this important moment, we’re especially thankful for Rep. Vasquez’s commitment to helping America’s agricultural producers adapt and thrive in the face of increasingly challenging growing conditions. Climate-smart agriculture programs are vastly oversubscribed and underfunded, and we’re looking forward to a bipartisan agreement that protects this specific conservation funding. We are committed to working with both chambers to pass a bill that preserves needed climate-specific conservation funding so farmers and communities can build resilience and thrive for generations to come.”

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