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Apr 30, 2014

Subcommittee Examines Economic Factors, Regulatory Burdens Plaguing the Livestock Industry

The Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit held a public hearing to review the state of the livestock industry. Members heard from two panels of witnesses that ranged from the Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to an array of experts representing the animal agriculture industry. Together, they highlighted issues, such as regulatory burdens, feed costs, drought, animal disease, and trade, that are impacting this sector of the agricultural economy.

Apr 30, 2014

Subcommittee Examines Economic Factors, Regulatory Burdens Plaguing the Livestock Industry

The Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit held a public hearing to review the state of the livestock industry. Members heard from two panels of witnesses that ranged from the Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to an array of experts representing the animal agriculture industry. Together, they highlighted issues, such as regulatory burdens, feed costs, drought, animal disease, and trade, that are impacting this sector of the agricultural economy.

Apr 30, 2014

Subcommittee Examines Economic Factors, Regulatory Burdens Plaguing the Livestock Industry

The Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit held a public hearing to review the state of the livestock industry. Members heard from two panels of witnesses that ranged from the Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to an array of experts representing the animal agriculture industry. Together, they highlighted issues, such as regulatory burdens, feed costs, drought, animal disease, and trade, that are impacting this sector of the agricultural economy.

Apr 29, 2014

Subcommittee Examines Research Efforts to Combat Pests and Diseases of Pollinators

Members of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology and Foreign Agriculture examined current research and application of management strategies to control pests and diseases of pollinators such as honey bees.

Apr 29, 2014

Subcommittee Examines Research Efforts to Combat Pests and Diseases of Pollinators

Members of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology and Foreign Agriculture examined current research and application of management strategies to control pests and diseases of pollinators such as honey bees.

Apr 29, 2014

Subcommittee Examines Research Efforts to Combat Pests and Diseases of Pollinators

Members of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology and Foreign Agriculture examined current research and application of management strategies to control pests and diseases of pollinators such as honey bees.

Apr 17, 2014

Committee Leaders Seek Answers from Secretary Sebelius on Manipulation of LIHEAP and SNAP

Reps. Frank Lucas, Fred Upton, Steve King, and Tim Murphy sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius requesting information on the agency's efforts to oversee states administering the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which is intended to provide benefits to those Americans most in need of energy assistance.

Apr 17, 2014

Committee Leaders Seek Answers from Secretary Sebelius on Manipulation of LIHEAP and SNAP

Reps. Frank Lucas, Fred Upton, Steve King, and Tim Murphy sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius requesting information on the agency's efforts to oversee states administering the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which is intended to provide benefits to those Americans most in need of energy assistance.

Apr 9, 2014

Ag Committee Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize and Improve the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

The House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 4413, the Customer Protection and End-User Relief Act, by voice vote.

Apr 9, 2014

Ag Committee Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize and Improve the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

The House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 4413, the Customer Protection and End-User Relief Act, by voice vote.

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