S.919 - Healthy Farms, Foods, and Fuels Act of 2007

A bill 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 2007 as introduced.
  • Official: A bill 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 2007 - 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 2007 - 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; Establishes:
(1) the cooperative conservation partnership initiative;
(2) the community forestry and open space conservation program;
(3) an integrated pest management initiative;
(4) a conservation initiative for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers;
(5) a conservation planning pilot program; and
(6) a cooperative conservation educational assistance program. Authorizes a conservation loan guarantee program. Revises:
(1) the farmland protection program; and
(2) funding for the healthy forests reserve 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) the women, infants, and children (WIC) farmers' market nutrition program;
(4) the senior farmers' market nutrition program; and
(5) farmers' market promotion program. Establishes:
(1) a fruit and vegetable nutrition promotion program;
(2) a food stamp fruit and vegetable electronic transfer pilot program; and
(3) a farm viability program (currently, program authority is discretionary). Provides for Department of Defense and Department of Agriculture procurement of locally produced agricultural products. Extends:
(1) the organic agriculture research and extension initiative;
(2) education grant programs for Hispanic-serving institutions;
(3) the value-added agricultural product market development grant program; and
(4) and revises the national organic certification and transition cost share program.

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