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The NAREEE Board was created by the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977. (These 'Farm Bills' are multi-year laws -- passed every 4-5 years -- that govern a variety of agricultural and food programs.) This Advisory Board was created to evaluate and make recommendations to

programs for the USDA Secretary. 

Subsequent Farm Bills modified the Board; created the Board's committees/subcommittees; and re-established the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council (NGRAC) under the Board's purview.

Information about the NAREEE Board and its committees/subcommittees can be found in Specific Titles and Sections of the legislation.


Dec 20, 2018

2018 Farm Bill

The 2018 Farm Act makes few major changes in agricultural and food policy. 

Feb 7, 2014

2014 Farm Bill

ERS presents highlights and some economic implications of the new programs and provisions of the The Agricultural Act of 2014, which was signed into law on February 7, 2014.

Dec 21, 2004

Specialty Crops Competitiveness Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-465)

To ensure an abundant and affordable supply of highly nutritious fruits, vegetables, and other specialty crops for American consumers and international markets by enhancing the competitiveness of United States- grown specialty crops, and for other purposes.