Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
Jurisdiction: Policies, statutes, and markets relating to all livestock, poultry, dairy, and seafood, including all products thereof; the inspection, marketing, and promotion of such commodities and products; aquaculture; animal welfare; grazing; foreign agricultural assistance and trade promotion.
Today, Rep. David Rouzer (NC-7), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture, held a public hearing to examine the federal and state response to avian influenza.
Today, the House Agriculture Committee continued its review of U.S. international food aid programs by holding a hearing on oversight and accountability of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the agencies responsible for administering U.S. international food assistance programs. The Committee heard from both the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) as well as the respective Offices of Inspector General from both USAID and USDA.
Rep. Rick Crawford, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit, held a public hearing to examine ways to improve and expand broadband in rural areas and how to better coordinate future investments between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Today, Rep. Eric A "Rick" Crawford, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit held a public hearing to review credit availability in rural America.
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.
The Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry held an audit hearing to examine U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) dairy programs.
The Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry, held a public hearing today to review the state of America’s pork industry.
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (VA-06)
Rep. Steve King (IA-04)
Rep. Scott DesJarlais (TN-04)
Rep. Vicky Hartzler (MO-04)
Rep. Ted Yoho (FL-03)
Rep. Dan Newhouse (WA-04)
Rep. Trent Kelly (MS-01)
Rep. Stacey Plaskett (VI-AL)
Rep. Filemon Vela (TX-34)
Rep. Rick Nolan (MN-8)
Rep. Cherie Bustos (IL-17)