The U.S. Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry and Natural Resources is one of five subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.
This subcommittee has jurisdiction over rural development legislation and rural electrification legislation, oversight of rural electrification, agricultural credit, the Farm Credit System, the Farm Credit Administration, and the Farmers Home Administration and its successor agencies. It also has jurisdiction over crop insurance, forestry in general and forest reserves that were acquired from state, local, or private sources, soil conservation, stream channelization, and watershed and flood control programs involving structures of less than 4,000 acre feet (4,900,000 m3) storage capacity.
The subcommittee was renamed for the 112th Congress (2011). It was formerly named the Subcommittee on Rural Revitalization, Conservation, Forestry and Credit Jurisdiction.
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