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The Senate farm bill amendment was approved by voice vote. The amendment grants the Secretary of Agriculture the ability to issue grants that promote education, sustainability and promotion of marketing for maple syrup and the maple syrup industry.

The amendment's approval came during an almost day-long series of votes on 73 amendments to the farm bill.

Just before and just after the Senate approved the maple syrup amendment, it also approved three other amendments by voice vote. The Senate approved an amendment sponsored by Sen. Mark WarnerMark WarnerTrump: Everyone agrees the president has 'complete power to pardon' Susan Rice met with Senate Intelligence Committee as part of Russia probe Dem senator: Pardoning targets of Russia probe would be 'crossing a fundamental line' MORE (D-Va.) aimed at improving broadband access in rural areas. An amendment by Sen. Ron WydenRon WydenTrump and GOP wise to keep tax reform and infrastructure separate Dem senator questions Justice Department on warrantless surveillance FCC says it cannot provide more proof of claimed cyberattack MORE (D-Ore.) modifying a provision in the farm bill on locally produced foods was approved. Sen. John BoozmanJohn BoozmanAn unlikely home in DC Lobbying World The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE's (R-Ark.) amendment aimed at improving research and information dissemination on food and agriculture was approved by voice vote as well.

Another amendment, also by Wyden, creating a test program for feeding impoverished Americans was approved by division vote.

The Senate defeated an amendment by Sen. Mike LeeMike LeeCruz offers bill to weaken labor board's power Overnight Finance: GOP offers measure to repeal arbitration rule | Feds fine Exxon M for Russian sanctions violations | Senate panel sticks with 2017 funding levels for budget | Trump tax nominee advances | Trump unveils first reg agenda The Memo: Trump tries to bend Congress to his will MORE (R-Utah) repealing two federal conservation programs in a vote of 15 to 84. The two programs were the conservation stewardship program and the conservation reserve program.

Another amendment by Boozman redirecting funds from food stamps to the Secretary of Agriculture in order to make commodity purchases for food banks was also defeated, 35 to 63.