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Chairman David Scott, Chair Jahana Hayes, and Congressman Jim McGovern Release Statements Following White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

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WASHINGTON – Below are statements from House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott, Subcommittee Chair Jahana Hayes and Congressman Jim McGovern following the conclusion of today’s White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health. “Today is a historic day as we celebrate the second White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health – the first since 1969. I am proud to support the...

Chairman David Scott Applauds USDA’s American-Made Fertilizer Production Grants

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott released the below statement following today’s announcement of investments by USDA in American-made fertilizer production. “The importance of American-made fertilizer production has never been clearer than it is now. The war in Ukraine and other challenges to our agricultural supply chain have been a hardship for our farmers and impacte...

Chairman David Scott Releases Statement on Meeting with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack

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WASHINGTON – Below is a statement from House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott following a meeting with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the implementation of the loan modification and discrimination financial assistance provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). “I want to thank Secretary Vilsack for a productive conversation today about how we can continue to support American ...

Chair Sean Patrick Maloney, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Release Statements Following Introduction of Digital Commodity Regulation Bill

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WASHINGTON – Below are statements from House Agriculture Subcommittee Chair Sean Patrick Maloney and co-lead Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, a fellow member of the Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Subcommittee, following the introduction of H.R. 8950, the Digital Commodities Consumer Protection Act of 2022, their legislation to close regulatory gaps and provide regulatory authority over digi...

Schedule Advisory

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 – 9:30 AM ET Hybrid Hearing – 1300 Longworth and via Zoom Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations RE: “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Title XII – Department Operations and Outreach” A live stream of the hearing will be available on YouTube. All additional information on this hearing can be found here. **NOTE: **House Office Buildings are closed...

Chair Abigail Spanberger Opening Statement at Hearing "A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Stakeholder Perspectives on Title II Conservation Programs"

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee Chair Abigail Spanberger delivered the following statement at today's hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Stakeholder Perspectives on Title II Conservation Programs." [As prepared for delivery] Good morning, and welcome to today’s hearing. I am excited for today’s hearing emphasizing stakeholder perspectives on farm bill conservation programs. Ameri...

Updated Schedule Advisory: Crypto Hearing Postponed

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POSTPONED Tuesday, September 20, 2022 – 2:00 PM ET Hybrid Hearing – 1300 Longworth and via Zoom Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit RE: “Assessing Crypto as a Tool for Financial Inclusion” **NOTE: **House Office Buildings are closed to the public. The hearing will be broadcast live via YouTube for press and the public.**

Chairman David Scott Announces Fall Intern

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott is pleased to announce the fall intern for the Democratic staff of the House Agriculture Committee. Madeleine Ring graduated from Delaware Valley University in May with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science: Livestock Science and Production. She recently concluded an internship with the American Society of Animal Science where she worke...

Chairman David Scott Releases Statement Following Hearing on A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Broadband

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott delivered the following statement after today's hearing titled “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Broadband.” “I have said it before, and I will say it again – rural broadband is a critical and necessary tool for our rural communities and our farmers, ranchers, and foresters. We have heard that message loud and clear through our many broa...

Chairman David Scott Opening Statement at Hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Broadband”

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott delivered the following statement at today's hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Broadband.” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning and thank you for joining us. Today we are here to discuss the collaborative efforts of the USDA, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and the Federal Communications ...

Chairman David Scott Releases Statement Following Hearing on Soil Health Practices and Programs that Support Regenerative Agriculture

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott delivered the following statement after today's hearing titled “Soil Health Practices and Programs that Support Regenerative Agriculture.” “In February of 2021, my first hearing as Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee was on climate change and the U.S. agriculture and forestry sectors. As I noted in that hearing, long-term change...

Chairman David Scott Opening Statement at Hearing “Soil Health Practices and Programs that Support Regenerative Agriculture

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott delivered the following statement at today's hearing “Soil Health Practices and Programs that Support Regenerative Agriculture.” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning and welcome to today’s important hearing on soil health and the existing practices and programs that support producers as they protect and improve the health of the soil...

Schedule Advisory

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022 – 10:00 AM ET Hybrid Hearing – 1300 Longworth and via Zoom Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry RE: “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Stakeholder Perspectives on Title II Conservation Programs” A live stream of the hearing will be available on YouTube. All additional information on this hearing can be found here. Tuesday, September 20, 2022 – 2:00 PM ET Hybrid Heari...

Schedule Advisory

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022– 10:00 AM ET Hybrid Hearing – 1300 Longworth and via Zoom Full Committee RE: “Soil Health Practices and Programs that Support Regenerative Agriculture” A live stream of the hearing will be available on YouTube. All additional information on this hearing can be found here. Thursday, September 15, 2022 – 10:00 AM ET Hybrid Hearing – 1300 Longworth and via Zoom Full Comm...

Chairman David Scott Applauds USDA’s Roll Out of Funding for Underserved Producers and Next Gen Ag Professionals

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott released the below statement following today’s announcement of American Rescue Plan and Inflation Reduction Act funded programs by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. “I applaud today’s announcement rolling out opportunities to address access to land and capital for underserved producers and efforts to train and recruit the next gener...

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