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Rep. Kat Cammack: The hits keep coming — Navigating the challenges of America’s cattle markets

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Agri-Pulse By Rep. Kat Cammack (FL-03) As the only Florida Republican on the House Agriculture Committee, I have traveled extensively to meet producers across our district and great state to understand their challenges and unique needs. Florida’s cattle industry is not only the nation's second-leading state in cow-calf production but one of the top 15 largest in the United States. The cattle indus...

Rep. Doug LaMalfa: Supreme Court said ‘no’ to the EPA; it should continue

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The Washington Times By Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) The recent Supreme Court ruling in West Virginia v. EPA was a big win for stopping the EPA’s regulatory overreach. This ruling will mean that bureaucrats can’t invent authority from 40-year-old statutes to make up new rules Congress hasn’t authorized. Even broad delegation of power from Congress, something I oppose, has limits. Regulations must com...

Republican Leader Glenn "GT" Thompson and Rep. David Valadao: We can grow the farm economy while reducing emissions

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Washington Examiner By Republican Leader Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15) and Rep. David Valadao (CA-21) Driven by the voluntary adoption of science, technology, and innovation, America’s farmers, ranchers, and foresters have mastered producing more food, feed, and fiber while reducing agriculture emissions, conserving natural resources, and sequestering greenhouse gases. The U.S. agriculture industry ...

Rep. Vicky Hartzler: How to fix inflation that's hurting the Heartland

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Springfield News-Leader By Rep. Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) It’s no secret that Missouri consumers are facing rising prices and inflationary pressure everywhere they turn. From the gas station to the grocery store, Missouri pocketbooks are hurting. But family budgets are not the only thing being squeezed. Inflation’s impact on our farmlands is making a dent in the livelihoods of our state’s farmers and...

Republican Leader Glenn "GT" Thompson: Biden's burden on America's farms only worsen food crisis

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Fox News By Republican Leader Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15) The global food supply is in crisis, and the worst is yet to come. The world’s most vulnerable communities are feeling the devastation of geopolitical strife, historic levels of inflation, and the lingering impacts of the pandemic. Unfortunately, President Joe Biden’s federal regulatory barriers and policies are worsening these crises by cr...

Rep. David Rouzer: The harmful impact of an overly-burdensome federal water rule

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The Washington Times By Rep. David Rouzer (NC-07) As a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the House Agriculture Committee, I have a keen interest in the federal government’s regulation of our Nation’s waters especially when these regulations have the potential to very negatively impact landowners, farm families, municipalities, and small businesses all across our g...

Rep. Vicky Hartzler: America’s future depends on farmers. Here’s how we can combat the Biden Administration’s war on agriculture

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Columbia Daily Tribune By Rep. Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) Here in Missouri, our farmers and ranchers work from sunup to sundown to produce a healthy and nutritious food supply. As a lifelong farmer myself, I understand that farming is not just a job, it’s a life decision we make every day to care for the land, our livestock and the natural resources that provide for billions of people around the world...

Rep. Chris Jacobs: Congressman wants regulations eased on American agriculture to help with disrupted food supply

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Orleans Hub By Rep. Chris Jacobs (NY-27) America’s farmers have been integral to our survival throughout our nation’s history – a fact the Covid-19 pandemic reiterated as American producers worked tirelessly to keep our shelves stocked. Now, in the face of the invasion of Ukraine – America’s farmers and their importance will once again be evident on the world’s stage. Ukraine is a major exporter o...

Rep. Austin Scott: How Putin’s war is emptying the breadbasket of the world

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The Washington Examiner By Rep. Austin Scott (GA-08) Russian President Vladimir Putin's war against Ukraine isn't just robbing Ukraine of its freedom — it is stealing from the breadbasket of the world. If history is any guide, the actions of this unhinged man may cause one of the most disastrous global food supply shortages since World War II. Ukraine exports over 50 million metric tons of corn an...

Opinion: U.S. Rep. Tracey Mann says America's future depends on agriculture

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The Hutchinson News By Rep. Tracey Mann (KS-01) We need good agricultural policies. America’s future depends on it. Over the past month, I have gone to the House Floor five times to deliver speeches from my Farm Bill Impact Series. With these speeches, I have been raising awareness about some of the Farm Bill’s most important programs and titles and calling on Congress to support the development o...

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