Congress Passes 2018 Farm Bill

The House and Senate have passed the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, otherwise known as the farm bill, which keeps intact funding for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in agriculture.

According to the Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC), the legislation maintains the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) at $50 million per year of mandatory funding.

By Betsy Lillian, North American Wind Power