Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to examine the benefits of promoting soil health in agriculture and rural America.
H.R. 6233, Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
The Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012, provides risk management tools to those producers currently exposed to drought conditions.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6233 on August 2, 2012 by a vote of 223-197, and referred the bill to the U.S. Senate.