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Witness List: Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry

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Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry Public Hearing RE: Managing for Soil Health: Securing the Conservation and Economic Benefits of Healthy Soils Tuesday, June 25, 2019 10:00 a.m. 1300 Longworth House Office Building WITNESS LIST Dr. Shefali Mehta, Executive Director, Soil Health Partnership, National Corn Growers Association, Washington, D.C. Mr. Nathan Anderson, Board Secretary, Practical ... Read More »

Chairwoman Fudge Opening Remarks at Subcommittee Hearing on The Potential Implications of Eliminating Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility for SNAP Households

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WASHINGTON (June 20, 2019) – House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chairwoman Marcia Fudge of Ohio delivered the following remarks at the subcommittee hearing on the potential implications of eliminating broad-based categorical eligibility for SNAP households. [As prepared for delivery] “The purpose of today’s hearing is to examine the impact o... Read More »

Chairman Vela Holds Subcommittee Hearing on Crop Insurance, Risk Management, and Federal Disaster Programs

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WASHINGTON (June 20, 2019) – Today, the U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Chairman Filemon Vela held a hearing on Crop Insurance, Risk Management, and Federal Disaster Programs, “How Farm Policy Helps Farmers in Adverse Conditions.” The hearing included six witnesses discussing the economic hardships and extreme weather conditions farmers and ranch... Read More »

Chairman Peterson Statement on USDA Flexibility in Programs on Prevented Planting Acres

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WASHINGTON (June 20, 2019) – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota issued the following statement Thursday regarding an announcement by USDA’s Risk Management Agency to move the final haying and grazing date from November 1 to September 1 and to also allow chopping for silage, haylage, and baleage under RMA’s prevented planting provisions. An earlier deadline will si... Read More »

Chairman Vela Opening Remarks at Subcommittee Hearing on How Farm Policy Helps Farmers in Adverse Conditions

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WASHINGTON (June 20, 2019) – House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Chairman Filemon Vela of Texas delivered the following remarks at the subcommittee hearing on how farm policy helps farmers in adverse conditions. [As prepared for delivery] “Good morning and thank you all for joining us here today to discuss how farm policy helps farmers take on t... Read More »

Witness List: Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

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Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Public Hearing RE: “How Farm Policy Helps Farmers in Adverse Conditions” Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:00 a.m. 1300 Longworth House Office Building WITNESS LIST Dr. Bradley D. Lubben, Extension Associate Professor, Policy Specialist, and Director, North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Linc... Read More »

Witness List: Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations

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Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Public Hearing RE: “The Potential Implications of Eliminating Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility for SNAP Households” Thursday, June 20, 2019 2:00 p.m. 1300 Longworth House Office Building WITNESS LIST The Honorable Mandela Barnes, Lieutenant Governor, State of Wisconsin Mr. John Davis, Executive Director, Mississippi Department of H... Read More »

Hearing Advisory

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Previously Announced Week of June 17, 2019 Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 10:00AM 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee Hearing RE: “How Farm Policy Helps Farmers in Adverse Conditions” Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 2:00PM 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommitt... Read More »

Peterson, Costa Statements on Dairy Margin Coverage Signup

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WASHINGTON (June 14, 2019) – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota and Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Chairman Jim Costa of California issued the following statements in response to today’s announcement of open signup for the 2018 Farm Bill’s Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program. “The purpose of the Dairy Margin Coverage program is to ensure dairy f... Read More »

Chairs Fudge, Plaskett Voice Opposition to Announced ERS, NIFA Moves

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WASHINGTON (June 13, 2019) – House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chair Marcia L. Fudge, and Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Chair Stacey Plaskett issued the following statements in response to today’s announced relocation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture from Wash... Read More »

Hearing Advisory: AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE SCHEDULE

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Week of June 17, 2019 [NEW] Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 10:00AM 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee Hearing RE: “How Farm Policy Helps Farmers in Adverse Conditions” Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 2:00PM 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommittee Hearing RE: ... Read More »

Chair Plaskett Opening Remarks at Subcommittee Hearing on Increasing Resiliency, Mitigating Risk: Examining the Research and Extension Needs of Producers

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WASHINGTON (June 12, 2019)- House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Chair Stacey Plaskett delivered the following remarks at the subcommittee hearing on Increasing Resiliency, Mitigating Risk: Examining the Research and Extension Needs of Producers. [As prepared for delivery] “Thank you for joining us today as we examine the research and extension needs o... Read More »

Witness List: Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research

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Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Public Hearing RE: “Increasing Resiliency, Mitigating Risk: Examining the Research and Extension Needs of Producers”” Wednesday, June 12, 2019 10:00 a.m. 1300 Longworth House Office Building WITNESS LIST Dr. David Wolfe, Professor of Plant and Soil Ecology, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Dr. Robert... Read More »

Chairman Costa Opening Remarks at Subcommittee Hearing on The State of U.S. Agricultural Products in Foreign Markets

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WASHINGTON (June 11, 2019)- House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Chairman Jim Costa delivered the following remarks at the subcommittee hearing on the state of U.S. agricultural products in foreign markets. [As prepared for delivery] “Thank you and welcome. We’re here to get some answers about what is really our US agricultural trade policy and its impacts ... Read More »

Witness List: Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture

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Public Hearing RE: “The State of U.S. Agricultural Products in International Markets” Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:00 a.m. 1300 Longworth House Office Building WITNESS LIST The Honorable Ted McKinney, Under Secretary, Trade and Foreign Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. The Honorable Gregg Doud, Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Washing... Read More »

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