Approximately every five years, Congress reauthorizes the Farm Bill, a comprehensive piece of legislation that authorizes most federal policies governing food and agriculture programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
This primer includes information on: What is the Farm Bill?; What is at Stake in the Farm Bill’s Nutrition Title?; Scope of the Farm Bill; What Food Programs are up for Review?; In Congress, who has Responsibility for the Farm Bill?Read more