H.R.6228 - To provide a one-year extension of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, with certain modifications and exceptions, to make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance available for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, and for other purposes.

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  • Official: To provide a one-year extension of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, with certain modifications and exceptions, to make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance available for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Extends through September 30, 2013, with specified exceptions, programs under the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008. Suspends specified price support authorities. Extends specified: (1) commodity programs, (2) conservation programs, (3) employment and training programs, (4) researc

Official Summary

Extends through September 30, 2013, with specified exceptions, programs under the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008. Suspends specified price support authorities. Extends specified:
(1) commodity programs,
(2) conservation programs,
(3) employment and training programs,
(4) research programs,
(5) energy programs, and
(6) horticulture and organic agriculture programs. Extends the program of outreach and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged farmers or ranchers. Provides assistance for livestock losses caused by:
(1) adverse weather or attacks by federally reintroduced animals, and
(2) drought or fire. Provides assistance for orchardists and nursery tree growers for commercial losses caused by natural disasters.

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Organizations Opposing H.R.6228

  • American Farmland Trust
  • National Farmers Union
  • American Farm Bureau Federation
  • National Corn Growers Association
  • American Soybean Association
  • National Milk Producers Federation
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