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June 21, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NACD APPLAUDS HOUSE
FARM BILL PASSAGE
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R. 2).
“Today’s passage marks another crucial step in getting a farm bill delivered on time,” NACD President Brent Van Dyke said. “We applaud Chairman Conaway and members of the Ag Committee on navigating this bill through the House, and we look forward to working with both the House and Senate in a bipartisan fashion to advance locally-led conservation.”
About the National Association of Conservation Districts:
The National Association of Conservation Districts is the non-profit organization that represents the nation’s 3,000 conservation districts, their state and territory associations, and the 17,000 men and women who serve on their governing boards. For more than 70 years, local conservation districts have worked with cooperating landowners and managers of private working lands to help them plan and apply effective conservation practices. For more information about NACD, visit: www.nacdnet.org.