Senate Approves Farm Bill Funding

//Senate Approves Farm Bill Funding

Senate Praised for Approving Farm Bill Funding to Help Save Working Farm and Ranch Lands in California’s Eastern Sierra

Eastern Sierra Land Trust praised the U.S. Senate today for approving a Farm Bill conference report that will provide more than $1 billion for a new consolidated conservation program to save working farm and ranch lands in the Eastern Sierra – and throughout the United States – over the next ten years. The U.S. House of Representatives approved the bill on Jan. 29, and on Feb. 7 President Obama signed it into law. “This funding is a great investment for future generations of farmers and ranchers on the Eastside, our local residents, and all Americans…

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2017-03-10T14:14:29-08:00February 18th, 2014|Press Releases|