112th Press Releases

Jan 20, 2011
112th Congress

Ag Committee Presses USDA to Base Biotech Product Decisions on Sound Science

The House Agriculture Committee held a public forum to review the biotechnology product regulatory approval process.

Jan 19, 2011
112th Congress

Lucas, Chambliss, Roberts: USDA Sending Mixed Signals on Genetically Engineered Alfalfa

Lawmakers sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack requesting the department to return to a science based regulatory system for agriculture biotechnology and to deregulate without conditions genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa.

Jan 12, 2011
112th Congress

Lucas Commends American Farm Bureau Federation for Its Strong Support of American Agriculture

Rep. Frank Lucas, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement as the American Farm Bureau Federation concludes its 92nd annual meeting.

Jan 6, 2011
112th Congress

Lucas Elected as Chairman of Agriculture Committee

Rep. Frank Lucas of Oklahoma issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Resolution 6, which formally elects him as the Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee for the 112th Congress.