Rep. Frank Lucas, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, and Rep. Doug LaMalfa today issued statements after the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) voted, 4-0, to exempt producers, utility companies, and other non-financial entities from being required to register as swap dealers when they enter into energy contracts with government-owned utilities.
The Ag Minute
Mar 19, 2013
This week during The Ag Minute, Chairman Frank Lucas recognizes the importance of National Ag Day as a reminder to all of us to work together for the success of American agriculture.
Mar 12, 2013
This week during The Ag Minute, guest host Rep. Randy Neugebauer discusses H.R. 1026, a bipartisan bill he recently introduced to ease fuel transport restrictions on farmers.
Mar 7, 2013
This week during The Ag Minute, Chairman Frank Lucas discusses H.R. 935, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013, which a group of bipartisan members of Congress introduced this week.
Feb 26, 2013
This week during The Ag Minute, guest host Rep. Rick Crawford discusses the recent trade setback with one of our major markets for U.S. meat products.