H.R.6064 - Healthy Farms, Foods, and Fuels Act of 2006

To reauthorize Department of Agriculture conservation and energy programs and certain other programs of the Department, to modify the operation and administration of these programs, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Healthy Farms, Foods, and Fuels Act of 2006 as introduced.
  • Official: To reauthorize Department of Agriculture conservation and energy programs and certain other programs of the Department, to modify the operation and administration of these programs, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Healthy Farms, Foods, and Fuels Act of 2006 - Extends: (1) the conservation reserve program; (2) the wetlands reserve program; (3) the conservation security program; (4) the grassland reserve program; (5) the environmental quality incentives program; (6) the wildlife habitat incentive progr

Official Summary

Healthy Farms, Foods, and Fuels Act of 2006 - Extends:
(1) the conservation reserve program;
(2) the wetlands reserve program;
(3) the conservation security program;
(4) the grassland reserve program;
(5) the environmental quality incentives program;
(6) the wildlife habitat incentive program;
(7) the agricultural management assistance program; and
(8) the organic agriculture research and extension initiative. Establishes:
(1) the cooperative conservation partnership initiative;
(2) the suburban and community forestry and open space program;
(3) an integrated pest management initiative; and
(4) a conservation initiative for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. Revises:
(1) the farmland protection program;
(2) funding for the healthy forests reserve program; and
(3) the national organic certification and transition cost share program. Makes permanent funding available for:
(1) the education grant program for Hispanic-serving institutions; and
(2) the fresh fruit and vegetable program. Revises and extends the biorefinery development program. Extends:
(1) the energy audit and renewable energy development program;
(2) the renewable energy systems and energy efficiency improvements program;
(3) the Department of Agriculture bioenergy program;
(4) biomass research and development; and
(5) carbon cycle research. Extends:
(1) the community food project grant program;
(2) the farm-to-cafeteria program;
(3) WIC farmers' market nutrition program;
(4) the senior farmers' market nutrition program; and
(5) farmers' market promotion program.

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