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Sep 17, 2014

Committee Examines Implementation of Pilot Projects to Help Struggling Americans Reduce Dependency on Food Stamps & Gain Employment

Chairman Frank Lucas held a public hearing to review the implementation of state pilot projects under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) of the Agricultural Act of 2014

Sep 10, 2014

Subcommittee Examines Forest Service's Plan to Manage Groundwater

Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to review the U.S. Forest Service's proposal to manage groundwater resources on Natural Forest System land.

Sep 10, 2014

Subcommittee Examines Forest Service's Plan to Manage Groundwater

Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to review the U.S. Forest Service's proposal to manage groundwater resources on Natural Forest System land.

Sep 10, 2014

Subcommittee Examines Forest Service's Plan to Manage Groundwater

Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to review the U.S. Forest Service's proposal to manage groundwater resources on Natural Forest System land.

Sep 9, 2014

Lucas Praises House Passage of Bill to Block EPA's Latest Attack on American Agriculture

Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5078, the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act, by a vote of 262-152.

Sep 9, 2014

Lucas Praises House Passage of Bill to Block EPA's Latest Attack on American Agriculture

Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5078, the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act, by a vote of 262-152.

Sep 9, 2014

Lucas Praises House Passage of Bill to Block EPA's Latest Attack on American Agriculture

Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5078, the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act, by a vote of 262-152.

Aug 8, 2014

Lucas Statement on O'Malia Departure

Chairman Frank Lucas today released the following statement on Scott O'Malia's last day as Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Last month, O’Malia announced he would resign to pursue other opportunities.

Aug 8, 2014

Lucas Statement on O'Malia Departure

Chairman Frank Lucas today released the following statement on Scott O'Malia's last day as Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Last month, O’Malia announced he would resign to pursue other opportunities.

Jul 30, 2014

Subcommittee Examines Labor Department's Overzealous Use of 'Hot Goods' Provision Against Farmers

Rep. Austin Scott, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology and Foreign Agriculture, held a public hearing to review the impact of enforcement activities by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on specialty crop growers. Specifically, Subcommittee Members addressed growing concerns that DOL is using the "Hot Goods" provision under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) in an arbitrary manner against producers of perishable agricultural commodities without regard for the inevitable destruction of the product and significant economic hardship inflicted on farmers and their employees.

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