The 2022 funding bill for the Food and Drug Administration, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Agriculture Department was approved by the House Appropriations Committee with a sizeable spending increase of $2.8 billion (10% boost). The new funds will significantly boost climate change and ag research programs. Industry officials also hope to use these approved resources to make more headway on critical issues like world hunger, building up rural communities and the climate crisis. Find out what additional (and controversial) amendments were also approved.