Independent agency and congressional sources of agricultural information include:
Congress is responsible for approving new legislation, revising existing legislation, funding agricultural programs, and conducting oversight of governmental agricultural program performance. Congressional committees and support agencies produce large amounts of material on historic and contemporary government agricultural policy. Examples include:
Proposed 2018 Farm Bill (House Version)
Proposed 2018 Farm Bill (Senate version)
Senate Agriculture Committee HSSE DOC Y 4.AG 8/3: Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) is a member of this committee. March 23, 2017 hearing on Sonny Perdue nomination to be Secretary of Agriculture. Hearing transcript
HERE for selected Hathitrust fulltext catalog records.)
Congressional Budget Office HSSE DOC Y 10.2: Does reports on the federal budget, budgetary implications of federal programs, and cost estimates on legislation reported by congressional committees.
Congressional Research Service Reports-(Courtesy-University of North Texas Library)
Congressional Research Service (Courtesy: Library of Congress 2018-present) Does objective reports on public policy issues being considered by congress. Many of these reports are updated regularly.
Agricultural Disaster Assistance (June 11, 2019 CRS report)