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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

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Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions December 10, 2015
Bernard Sanders, I-VT
"Farmers receive dedicated funding through the USDA’s Rural Energy for America Program to improve on farm energy efficiency and to adopt onsite renewable energy. The bill includes incentives for farmers to adopt no-till practices and creates an incentive program to encourage the adoption of sustainable fertilizer application practices."
Repealing Section 403 Of The Bipartisan Budget Act Of 2013—Motion To Proceed February 4, 2014
Al Franken, D-MN
"I am also very proud of the comprehensive energy title of the bill, which I helped to author. The energy sector in agriculture produces jobs and supports rural communities in Minnesota and across the country. The energy title includes programs such as the Rural Energy for America Program—or REAP—which provides farmers and rural business services with loans and grants so they can invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy to reduce their energy bills."
Agricultural Act Of 2014—Conference Report February 3, 2014
Debbie Stabenow, D-MI
"It contains the Rural Energy for America Program, known as REAP, to help farmers install on-farm renewable energy and energy efficiency systems to lower their energy usage. This bill supports the development of the next generation of biofuels, including new technologies using food and agricultural waste."
Notice Of Intention To Offer Motion To Instruct Conferees On H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform And Risk Management Act Of 2013 November 12, 2013
Dave Loebsack, D-IA
"I move that the managers on the part of the House at the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2642) be instructed to agree to the following: (1) Section 4014 of the Senate amendment (relating to a 5- year authorization of appropriations to carry out the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008). (2) Section 9002(a)(7) of the Senate amendment (relating to funding for the biobased markets program). (3) Section 9003(b) of the Senate amendment (relating to funding for biorefinery, renewable chemical, and biobased product manufacturing assistance). (4) Section 9005 of the Senate amendment (relating to funding for the biodiesel fuel education program). (5) Section 9006(b) of the Senate amendment (relating to funding for the Rural Energy for America Program). (6) Section 9007 of the Senate amendment (relating to funding for biomass research and development). (7) Subsection (f) of section 9011 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, as proposed to be amended by section 9009 of the Senate amendment (relating to funding for the Biomass Crop Assistance Program). "
Agriculture Reform, Food, And Jobs Act Of 2012 June 21, 2012
Tom Harkin, D-IA
"The Rural Energy for America Program, REAP, the most popular program in the energy title because it provides direct financial support to many farmers, ranchers, and rural small businesses for rural energy systems or energy efficiency projects, is also continued. And this bill extends the Biomass Crop Assistance Program, BCAP, that supports establishment of biomass crops for bioenergy use and provides cost-share payments for harvest and delivery of biomass to user facilities in the initial years."

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