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  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-1)
    Posted in Blog on August 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise praises various policies included in the House-passed 2018 Farm Bill and the positive impact they will have on farmers, ranchers and SNAP recipients. "We need to make sure that with a good farm bill that we’ve moved out of the House, that we’re able to continue allowing our farmers to produce so many great products and feed the world, be the bread basket of the world." Rep. Scalise said [in part]: American farmers are the backbone... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: House GOP Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-5)
    Posted in Blog on August 10, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers highlights priorities important to Washington farmers that are included in the House-passed 2018 Farm Bill, including crop insurance, market access program and agricultural research. "We’ve put decision-making back in the hands of our farmers so that they can continue to feed the world and provide food security." Rep. McMorris Rodgers said [in part]: It’s our farmers here and across Eastern Washington that a... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-1)
    Posted in Blog on August 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-1) emphasizes the importance of investing in the farm bill in order to maintain strong national security. Food security keeps America thriving. "We’re not only investing in rural America in a variety of ways, but really investing in our own food security, which means national security." Rep. Crawford said [in part]: A nation that can’t feed itself is a nation that is insecure, potentially a threat to enemies around the world that would reall... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Bob Gibbs (OH-7)
    Posted in Blog on July 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Bob Gibbs (OH-7) emphasizes the need to pass the 2018 Farm Bill on time to provide certainty to America's farmers and ranchers. "I’m excited to get this farm bill done by the deadline of September 30th. It’s important to my farmer constituents out there. They need the certainty, the programs, they need the ability to make sure crop insurance is going to be there." Rep. Gibbs said [in part]: I’m excited to get this farm bill done by the deadline of September 3... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Greg Gianforte (MT-AL)
    Posted in Blog on July 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Greg Gianforte (MT-AL) visits with local Montana sugar beet farmers about the crucial importance of a strong safety net and fair trade agreements. "We have a good bill that passed the House. Now, we need to get it through the Senate and to the president’s desk to make sure we have a safety net for Montana ag and free and open access to trade." Rep. Gianforte said [in part]: Rep. Gianforte: Agriculture is Montana’s number one industry. We need a safety net and... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-1)
    Posted in Blog on July 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-1) takes viewers on a tour of his farm in northern California where he highlights the great variety of agricultural products grown in California and stresses the need to pass a farm bill to keep America strong. "The farm bill is as important for just about everything... it means a lot to everybody in farming as well as the nutrition programs for consumers, so let’s pass this farm bill because it will make America strong." Rep. LaMalfa said [i... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12)
    Posted in Blog on June 29, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) highlights the immense diversity of agricultural products grown in his congressional district and emphasizes the vital importance a farm bill plays in feeding the American population and the world. "[The farm bill] is vitally important to feed the American population, and the world, and we’re doing that very very well, and as long as we keep working with a farm bill like this, we should be able to do that." Rep. Bost said [in part]: For thos... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Ralph Abraham (LA-5)
    Posted in Blog on June 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Ralph Abraham (LA-5) emphasizes the need to pass the 2018 Farm Bill and secure a safety net for America's farmers, ranchers and foresters. "[the] farm bill offers a safety net for our farmers, our ranchers, our foresters—they need it to survive." Rep. Abraham said [in part]: Our farmers and ranchers are the thin green line. They are our food security, they are our national security. [the] farm bill offers a safety net for our farmers, our ranchers, our forest... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Ron Estes (KS-4)
    Posted in Blog on June 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Ron Estes (KS-4) zeroes in on the critical importance a strong farm bill has on the Kansas economy and all Americans. From crop insurance and rural broadband to nutrition assistance programs, the 2018 Farm Bill benefits farmers, ranchers and consumers alike. "Everyone is involved in agriculture— at least, everyone who eats." Rep Estes said [in part]: Everyone is involved in agriculture— at least, everyone who eats. Here in the heartland, it’s more than just i... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Phil Roe (TN-1)
    Posted in Blog on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Phil Roe (TN-1) underscores the importance of getting the 2018 Farm Bill passed on time and calls on members of the House to support this important piece of legislation that benefits the entire agriculture community and consumers. "... our farming and agriculture community needs our support right now and we do not need games played with the farm community." Rep. Roe said [in part]: We are the best in the world in what we do in farming, our exports. But our fa... Read more