Senate Farm Bill Zeros Mandatory Funding for REAP

As the Senate version of the 2012 Farm Bill gets further digested by groups – it is a 900-page document – reaction continues. And not all of it is positive.

The Environmental Law and Policy Center has issued a call for farmers and interested folks to contact their lawmakers to to take action. They point out that the Senate version of the bill contains zero mandatory funding for the Farm Bill Energy Title, which includes such programs as the Rural Energy for American Program and other programs aimed at promoting domestic energy.