Summary: H.R.4134 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4134. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/30/2019)

Sustainable Agriculture Research Act

This bill revises the goals of the Agriculture Advanced Research and Development Authority (AGARDA).

Specifically, the bill expands the goals to require AGARDA to enhance the role of agriculture in innovative voluntary resilience solutions in the United States through the development of agricultural technologies that address (1) the impact of extreme weather on crop production, (2) the expansion of the potential for long-term carbon storage through agriculture, (3) increased economic and practical feasibility for renewable and sustainable energy on farms and in the agriculture industry, and (4) increased adoption of voluntary conservation practices that sequester carbon and build on-farm climate resilience.