Chairman Frank Lucas of Oklahoma and Ranking Member Collin Peterson of Minnesota issued the following statements after the House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act of 2013, by a large, bipartisan vote of 36-10.
The Ag Minute: Farmers Don't Need Another Mandate From EPA
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WASHINGTON – This week during The Ag Minute, guest host Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson, discusses how the latest proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the Chesapeake Bay will negatively impact everyone who lives, works, and farms in the Bay Watershed. Rep. Thompson recently participated in a forum hosted by the Rural America Solutions Group, which examined the unprecedented, overreaching, and burdensome regulations EPA is trying to impose on farmers, ranchers, and small businesses.
The Ag Minute is Ranking Member Lucas's weekly radio address that is released each Tuesday from the House Agriculture Committee Republicans. To listen to previous radio addresses click here.