Jul 6, 2012
The members are seeking answers about what steps EPA is taking to ensure the availability of sufficient amounts of methyl bromide that continue to be needed by the American agricultural sector.
Jul 5, 2012
Chairman Frank Lucas of Oklahoma and Ranking Member Collin Peterson of Minnesota released a discussion draft of the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (FARRM) today.
Jun 27, 2012
The House Agriculture Committee approved its activity report for the third quarter of the 112th Congress as required by House Rule XI, clause d(1).
Jun 21, 2012
Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed S. 3240, the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act.
Jun 13, 2012
This week during The Ag Minute, guest host Rep. Bob Gibbs discusses the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) attempt to circumvent Congress and expand its regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act.
Jun 7, 2012
This week during The Ag Minute, guest host Rep. Jeff Fortenberry discusses the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) use of aerial surveillance inspections of regulated livestock operations in Nebraska.
May 18, 2012
The Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, wrapped up the third and final hearing series on agricultural programs in advance of writing the next Farm Bill. This hearing focused on energy and forestry programs.
May 17, 2012
The Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, held a two-day hearing that began on Wednesday focusing on commodity programs and crop insurance in advance of writing the 2012 Farm Bill.
May 15, 2012
This week during The Ag Minute, Chairman Frank Lucas discusses the disparity between President Obama's campaign rhetoric and his actions as president when it comes to energy policy.
May 11, 2012
Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement today on the passing of Stewart Doan. Mr. Doan was a respected agricultural journalist and senior editor of Agri-Pulse.