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The vote on the farm bill amendment on Tuesday was 45 to 54.

The chamber also voted against another amendment by DeMint that would prohibit the Secretary of Agriculture from making certain loan guarantees.

The chamber did, however, approve four amendments by voice Tuesday evening. Sen. Kay HaganKay HaganLinking repatriation to job creation Former Sen. Kay Hagan in ICU after being rushed to hospital GOP senator floats retiring over gridlock MORE's (D-N.C.) amendment aimed at making crop insurance more accessible, DeMint's amendment expressing the sense of the Senate's disapproval if the farm bill interferes "with the free market," Sen. John KerryJohn KerryCongress needs to assert the war power against a dangerous president Sinclair and 'Big Media': The outrage that caused the outrage Tillerson sets a lost State Department on the right course MORE's (D-Mass.) amendment extending emergency loan eligibility for commercial fishermen and Sen. Mary LandrieuMary LandrieuCNN producer on new O'Keefe video: Voters are 'stupid,' Trump is 'crazy' CNN's Van Jones: O'Keefe Russia 'nothingburger' video 'a hoax' Trump posts O'Keefe videos on Instagram MORE's (D-La.) amendment modifying a section of the farm bill on rural development all passed.

Additionally, an amendment by DeMint that prohibits "mandatory or compulsory check off programs" was defeated in a vote of 20-79.