Cotton farming

CD036: Factory Farm Bill

During the week of July 10-11, the House of Representatives passed a funding bill for agriculture programs which had only been available to read for 20 hours. In this episode, we take a closer look at what was in that surprise bill.

Links to Information in This Episode

Intro and Exit Music: Tired of Being Lied To by David Ippolito (found on Music Alley by mevio)

Text of H.R. 1947: The original Farm Bill which failed to pass the House in mid-June

Status of H.R. 2642: The Factory Farm Bill, which passed the House on July 11, 2013.

Text of H.R. 2642: The Factory Farm Bill

  • TITLE I: Commodities programs
  • TITLE X: Crop Insurance

Who voted for H.R. 2642?

US Pushed to Reform Cotton Subsidies in Farm Bill as Brazil Watches, Paige McClanahan published by The Guardian, July 19, 2012

Music: Old MacDonald by Beth Burrows (found on Music Alley by mevio)

Representatives Quoted in This Episode

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