The farm bill is reauthorized every five years. The current farm bill expires on September 30, 2023. Congress must pass a farm bill this year in order to fully protect our food, land and livelihoods.
Protecting America’s Food and Farmers
The farm bill impacts all Americans – from food availability and nutrition to jobs and the environment.
The Farm Bill: Why It Matters
Americans depend on the success of farmers and ranchers to keep our food safe, abundant and affordable. The farm bill impacts everything from the land we grow our food, fiber and fuel on, to the farmers growing it, to the wellbeing of all who rely on these American grown products. Together, we can ensure our food system remains thriving and sustainable for all Americans, for generations to come.
FAQ About the Farm Bill
The farm bill is the most significant piece of legislation for farmers and our food supply. It plays a critical role in protecting farmers’ livelihoods and making sure Americans have safe, nutritious food, including by supporting those facing hunger. The farm bill gives farmers and ranchers the tools they need to keep our farms and food supply secure and sustainable.
The farm bill’s impact extends beyond the farm by protecting our nation’s food supply – providing millions of jobs; ensuring access to nutrition for families facing hunger; protecting farms from risks like weather disasters; advancing conservation efforts; and spurring innovation through agricultural research.
The farm bill matters for all Americans because we all depend on the success of American agriculture. The farm bill plays a pivotal role in ensuring a secure food supply, creating jobs, promoting sustainability, managing risks, and addressing food insecurity. It impacts everything from the land we grow our food, fiber and fuel on, to the farmers growing it, to the wellbeing of all who rely on these American grown products.
To protect America’s food security, support future job security, advance environmental sustainability and ensure farmers are able to continue stocking America’s pantries.
Who We Are
We’re a diverse group of advocates for farmers, food security and nutrition, environment and wildlife, among others, joining forces in support of the farm bill.