Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement welcoming the news that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will move forward with implementing the Actual Production History (APH) adjustment for 2015 spring-planted crops. This crop insurance provision in the Agricultural Act of 2014 allows yield adjustments when losses are widespread and beyond the control of producers.
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