Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018

June 11, 2018
June 18, 2018
Placed on Senate calendar

In the context of this broad, multi-faceted agriculture bill, there was one provision making unspecified funds available to clarify the mission of the U.S.-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development (BARD) Fund. The BARD Fund would be directed to accelerate the “demonstration, development, and application of agricultural solutions” relating to BARD Fund programs in drip irrigation, pesticides, aquaculture, livestock, poultry, disease control, and farm equipment; and encourage research collaborations in this area between the private and public sectors. 

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