When I became Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee in January of this year, I had one primary goal: to ensure that America’s farmers and ranchers have the policies in place that they need to feed, fuel, and clothe the nation while ensuring stability and consistency for farmers, ranchers, consumers, markets, and rural communities. After all, agriculture is the foundation of our livelihood and the lifeblood of rural America. And, while our work will never be done, we are off to a great start.
A concurrent resolution to expressing the sense of Congress that it is the goal of the United States that, not later than January 1, 2025, the agricultural, forestry, and working land of the United States should provide from renewable resources not less than 25 percent of the total energy consumed in the United States and continue to produce safe, abundant, and affordable food, feed, and fiber. (Passed Committee by voice vote and ordered to be reported favorably to the House with the recommendation that it pass, May 17, 2007)
- H.Con.Res.25 - Rep. Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn. (introduced 01/10/2007)
- Press Release: Committee Approves Three Bills for Floor Consideration