Ag Committee Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize and Improve the Commodity Futures Trading Commission
The House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 4413, the Customer Protection and End-User Relief Act, by voice vote.
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.
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.
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).
Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed S. 3240, the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act.
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.
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.
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.
The Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Credit held a hearing to learn more about how credit programs are working for farmers and how they should continue in the 2012 Farm Bill.
The Subcommittee on Nutrition and Horticulture, held a hearing to continue receiving input on agricultural programs in preparation for writing the 2012 Farm Bill. This hearing focused on specialty crop and nutrition programs.
Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement regarding the announcement from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that the agency is withdrawing a proposed regulation that would have prohibited young people from working on family farms.