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President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill, HR 2 (115) into law Dec. 20.

SoybeansThe bill passed 87-13 in the Senate and 369-47 in the House.

Overall, the bill reauthorizes a host of agriculture and nutrition programs through fiscal year 2023 (Sept. 30, 2023) and has an estimated price tag of $867 billion over a decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

Read NCSL's InfoAlert on the bill's details.


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