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  • House Agriculture Committee Listens to Rural America
    Posted in Blog on September 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    Over the last few months, the House Agriculture Committee has traveled across the country gathering input from America's farmers, ranchers and stakeholders about the upcoming farm bill. Watch the highlights from those who know best what is and isn't working in agricultural policy. Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Scott DesJarlais (TN-4)
    Posted in Blog on September 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In today's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Scott DesJarlais (TN-4) shares why it is important farmers, ranchers and stakeholders share their input with members so they can make informed policy decisions when crafting the farm bill. "...it is imperative that we hear from all of our local agricultural people - whether it’s cattlemen, cotton growers, dairy, or poultry. I need their advice and their concerns." At a meeting with the Tennessee Farm Bureau Rep. DesJarlais said [in part]: The current farm bill ex... Read more

  • NEW VIDEO SERIES: #FarmBillFriday: Rep. Don Bacon (NE-2)
    Posted in Blog on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    Today, the House Agriculture Committee is launching a new video series entitled "Farm Bill Friday." Every Friday, we will release a new video from members of House Conference highlighting the importance of a strong Farm Bill for all Americans. Watch House Agriculture Committee member Rep. Don Bacon (NE-2) kick off the #FarmBillFriday series. "Agriculture produces one out of every four jobs in Nebraska...We’ve got to get it right this year with the Farm Bill." Rep. Bacon said [in part]: Agricultu... Read more

  • Holladay Farms: Growing Texas Cotton Part II
    Posted in Blog on November 29, 2016 | Preview rr

    Homegrown Blog November 29, 2016 Holladay Farms: Growing Texas Cotton Part II Anyone who has driven through cotton country has experienced the pinwheel effect when passing field after field of cotton, watching parallel rows of cotton pass one after another. What most people don’t know is how those fields went from a blank slate of dry, brown dirt to a vast expanse of snow-white cotton. For Shawn Holladay, a fifth-generation cotton farmer in West Texas, it takes daily maintenance of his land to ... Read more

  • Introducing Holladay Farms: Growing Texas Cotton
    Posted in Blog on July 19, 2016 | Preview rr

    Most people would look at this photo and see a dry, dusty field in the middle of nowhere. But to Shawn Holladay, this field represents generations of his family, his livelihood, and decades of hard work and careful attention. This is largely what cotton country looks like in the spring, where acres upon acres of fields have been primed over the winter months in preparation of planting. Shawn Holladay is a fourth-generation farmer in Dawson and Martin Counties in Texas, farming on the same land ... Read more

  • Introducing Hultgren Farms
    Posted in Blog on June 9, 2016 | Preview rr

    Noah, Paula, and their three daughters Ella, Samantha, and Hannah For most, receiving phone calls at 3 in the morning is an unnatural and unpleasant experience. For Minnesota farmer Noah Hultgren it’s just another day, or night, on the job. During harvest, farmers like Noah work around the clock to ensure Americans and others around the world have food on their tables. Curiosity got the best of us, so we sat down with Noah to get a glimpse about what life on a farm is really like. The Hultgrens... Read more