The Farm Bill: Past, Present and Future

The Farm Bill: Past, Present and Future

The Farm Bill: Past, Present and Future

A Midwest Homecoming Conference Session

Discuss historically important federal agricultural policy, development and content of farm bills, conservation and environmental programs and analyze prospects for sustainable agriculture provisions in the next Farm Bill.


  • Martha Noble, Ferd Hoefner and committee chairs of the Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

This session was part of the national SARE conference A Midwest Homecoming, held August 15-17, 2006 in Oconomowoc, Wisc.

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