H.R.4671 - Organic Farmers Access Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] (Introduced 12/18/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/24/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4671 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/18/2017)
Organic Farmers Access Act
This bill amends the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act and the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000 to expand the eligibility of organic farmers for assistance under Department of Agriculture (USDA) rural development grant and loan programs.
The bill authorizes additional assistance for certified organic farms and certified organic handling operations under USDA programs that provide: (1) rural business development grants, (2) loans and loan guarantees for locally or regionally produced agricultural food products, and (3) value-added agricultural product market development grants.