S 2956: Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017

This bill would fund the U.S. Department of Agriculture in fiscal year 2017. Funding for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative would increase by $25 million to $375 million. Conversely, intramural research within the Agricultural Research Service would lose at least $113 million.

S. 2956 was passed by the Senate Appropriations Committee on May 19, 2016.