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House Agriculture Committee Sep 18
Actually, put $30 billion specifically for farmers in the Heroes Act. You should ask what’s up with that.
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House Agriculture Committee Sep 17
This is great news for American markets and consumers, and an example of international regulators working together to find common ground.
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House Agriculture Committee Sep 16
Chairman Collin Peterson, Subcommittee Chairs and , and 5 other are proud to co-sponsor this bill with former Chairman Lucas because STEM education is so important in rural schools.
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Rep. Marcia L. Fudge Sep 14
No man, woman or child should go hungry in one of the world’s wealthiest nations. We should never accept this as normal.
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Rep. Salud Carbajal Sep 10
Tomorrow at 1:30PM PDT, I'll be hosting a forum with local agricultural leaders and officials to discuss the issues facing growers, ranchers, and farmers during . RSVP here for the link:
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Rep. Kim Schrier Sep 4
Glad to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to support our wheat growers during this difficult time.
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Rep. Marcia L. Fudge Sep 3
Hunger continues to rise, yet refuses to extend waivers to simplify the SNAP application process. The Emergency SNAP Flexibilities Extension Act, my bill with other , gives states flexibility to process the surge in SNAP applications.
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NGFA Sep 1
With in full swing and additional traffic at facilities, employees and customers are at risk for getting struck by vehicles and equipment. Read up on safety precautions here:
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Blue Dog Coalition Sep 1
ICYMI: Thanks to the local & tribal leaders who joined & for the launch of our Rural Opportunity Roundtable series with a discussion on the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on their communities. Watch the full event here:
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APLU Aug 27
After 130 years, the 1890 land-grant universities continue to work together to provide essential research, education, and Extension/public outreach that sustains U.S. food, fiber and renewable fuel production. Learn more about their work:
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Congressman Antonio Delgado Aug 26
I spent the afternoon at Free Bird Farm where I connected with the owners about their experiences during COVID-19. On the tour, we discussed federal relief programs & my Helping America’s Farmers Act, which would create an ag-specific Economic Injury Disaster Loan through .
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Congressman Antonio Delgado Aug 24
One year after my bipartisan Family Farmer Relief Act was signed into law, I visited the Stamford Farmers’ Cooperative and toured the Martin Family Farm to hear about how Delaware County farmers have experienced the COVID-19 pandemic and how they’re preparing for the future.
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Dept. of Agriculture Aug 24
If you’re in the path of or , remember to gather up & keep your farm & livestock records in a safe place & to timely report losses to USDA. More importantly, stay safe! Visit for more information.
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Farmers.gov Aug 12
. announces 5 new County Committees to better support . Learn more:
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House Agriculture Committee Aug 11
Additional commodities were made eligible for CFAP assistance, and the deadline for applications was extended to Sep 11.
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Rural Development Aug 11
Here at Rural Development we'll be investing in broadband until the cows come home! Our ReConnect Program has provided critical broadband infrastructure to rural communities nationwide, & we aren't done yet. Learn more about ReConnect here:
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Rep. Jimmy Panetta Aug 6
It's Farmworker Appreciation Day. This pandemic is highlighting not just how valuable farmworkers are, but how vulnerable they are. We must continue to fight for the protection of farmworkers that contribute so much to our community, culture, and food security of our country.
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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Aug 5
Me reading that the Senate GOP’s plan gives businesses fancy meal write-offs, but has no new funding to feed hungry kids.
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House Agriculture Committee Aug 4
The House Ag team sends our warmest congratulations to on 100 years.
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Congressman Antonio Delgado Aug 4
From August 2 to August 8, we recognize . is home to vibrant farmers markets stocked with products from family farmers across all eleven counties. What’s your favorite community farmers market?
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