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News and updates from Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and the House Agriculture Committee.
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House Ag Committee May 25
In this week's , underscores the impact depressed commodity prices & drops in net farm income have had on farmers & ranchers and urges members to come together to pass the , which includes his STRESS Act.
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Tony St. James May 23
What was the mood on the floor as the was failing to pass the ? recounts and explains how the legislation is still alive for one more vote
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House Ag Committee May 23
"There is no without the dairy, tomato, wheat and other farmers across the U.S." agrees! We celebrate the men & women in production ag along w/ Dominos & will continue fighting for the to preserve the farm safety net.
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Sec. Sonny Perdue May 23
When you're talking about the with Texans, it's better to be in uniform (or hat). Great to see House Ag Chairman , who brought Chancellor Robert Duncan of & Dr. Brian May, President of .
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John Faso May 22
Our Ag. Industry is in distress as countless small & medium sized farms have shuttered. The Farm Bill under consideration in Congress is desperately needed and the best shot to help our farmers. Read more from me & in the :
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John Faso May 22
I appeared on this morning to take viewer calls and discuss the path forward on the Farm Bill and the need for a solution on immigration.
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House Ag Committee May 18
: speaks on the House floor prior to the vote on H.R. 2, highlighting the exceptional importance of voting yes to the , which benefits producers and consumers alike. WATCH FULL
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Mike Conaway May 18
Suzanne and I grieve for the entire Santa Fe community and are saddened by this senseless loss of life. Our prayers and hearts are with Texas.
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House Ag Committee May 18
. statement following House vote: "We may be down, but we are not out. We will deliver a strong, new farm bill on time as the President of the United States has called on us to do."
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Rep. Luke Messer May 18
The provides Hoosier farmers the certainty and stability they need as they continue to provide food to families across the country. Learn more:
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Rep. Austin Scott May 18
Earlier this week, I spoke on the Floor urging my colleagues to provide needed certainty & support to our farmers by backing . This important bill also provides commonsense modernization & reforms to SNAP & helps achieve greater prosperity in our rural communities.
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Rep. Ralph Abraham May 18
The last thing our farmers need is burdensome regulations. The streamlines government regulations, eliminates heavy handed federal regulations on our nation’s agricultural community, and builds upon the success of programs already in place.
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Glenn 'GT' Thompson May 18
Food security is national security. The is important for all Americans.
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NCFC May 18
America’s farmers and ranchers need a farm bill now. NCFC urges a yes vote on final passage.
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Rep. Ralph Abraham May 18
It’s time we encourage and support young farmers. The Bill funds programs that aids new farmers in acquiring land & credit, accessing crop insurance and supporting education & training.
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Rep Rick Crawford May 18
Folks seem to think that food comes from the grocery store, and many don't see the behind the scenes effort to get food on the plate. The task of feeding America comes with great risk and we need to support our nation's farmers and ranchers.
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Glenn 'GT' Thompson May 18
The makes an investment in recipients’ futures by tripling the investment PER RECIPIENT in education and training opportunities. Skills-based education changes lives.
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Dr. Neal Dunn May 18
The streamlines government programs to eliminate redundancy and rolls back heavy-handed federal regulations on farmers, ranchers and foresters.
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Mike Conaway May 16
There are currently 6.6 million open jobs in the United States. Our economy is supporting more jobs and a higher standard of living for ALL Americans. The will invest in employment and training opportunities for SNAP recipients.
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David Rouzer May 18
The makes investments in rural broadband, authorizes USDA to help address the opioid crisis and establishes a U.S.-only animal vaccine bank to help strengthen .
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