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.
Smith to Unveil Grazing Legislation at September 17 Hearing
The Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry, chaired by Rep. Richard Pombo (R-CA), will hold a hearing on Wednesday, September 17 to examine public lands grazing issues. Agriculture Committee Chairman Bob Smith (R-OR) will attend the hearing to unveil his "Forage Improvement Act of 1997," legislation to reform public lands grazing.
Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry
Rep. Richard Pombo (R-CA), Chairman
Wednesday, September 17, 10:00 a.m.
Room 1300 Longworth House Office Building.
All media are invited and welcome.
For more information, please call either Dave Redmond (202-225-4050) or David Spooner (202-225-3329), of the Agriculture Committee's staff.