Vermont's two senators, Bernie SandersBernie SandersSunday shows preview: Trump sits down with Fox Democrats: Where the hell are You? Sanders on Trump pick: This is how a rigged economy works MORE (I) and Patrick LeahyPatrick LeahyThe Hill's 12:30 Report The Hill's 12:30 Report Passing US-Canada preclearance would improve security and economy MORE (D), proposed their own language that would expand upon a program in which the Defense Department helps deliver fresh fruit and vegetables to schools. The DOD's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program started in 1995, with the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia delivering these products to schools along with shipments they make to military installations.

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Under the Sanders-Leahy language, the secretaries of Agriculture and Defense would have to better track these purchases, including the states from which purchases are made, and report this information back to Congress.

Elsewhere, Sens. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinGOP senator presses Trump to back miners' benefits What gun groups want from Trump Senate passes stopgap funding bill, averting shutdown MORE (D-W.Va.) and Kelly AyotteKelly AyotteDem senator tears up in farewell speech Juan Williams: McConnell won big by blocking Obama Battle brews over Trump’s foreign policy MORE (R-N.H.) have proposed an amendment that would require the government to publish dietary guidelines for pregnant women and children up to age 2, beginning in 2020.

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) introduced an amendment that would force all agriculture spending under the 2009 stimulus bill to expire at the end of June, rather than at the end of fiscal year 2013. And Sen. Mike JohannsMike JohannsTo buy a Swiss company, ChemChina must pass through Washington Republican senator vows to block nominees over ObamaCare co-ops Revisiting insurance regulatory reform in a post-crisis world MORE (R-Neb.) proposed a provision that would prohibit the aerial surveillance of agriculture operations.

Still others have nothing to do with the ongoing farm bill debate. Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamDemocrats unnerved by Trump's reliance on generals Graham slams Russia Second Dem calls for probe into Russian election involvement MORE (R-S.C.) proposed a resolution on the importance of keeping nuclear weapons out of Iran, and Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) introduced an amendment to repeal the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.