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  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13)
    Posted in Blog on February 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13) addresses the various ways the farm bill impacts rural America. From nutrition programs to rural broadband, the farm bill is critical in keeping rural communities thriving. "As we look further into the 21st century, we’ve got to ensure that even our constituents in the very rural areas of our districts get access to broadband." Rep. Davis said [in part]: The farm bill is important because it not only addresses ag policy, but it also addre... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Kristi Noem (SD-At Large)
    Posted in Blog on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Kristi Noem (SD-At Large), a life-long farmer and rancher, joins her neighbor and fellow farmer Eric Solsaa as they discuss the farm bill's essential role in maintaining our nation's food security. "Everybody eats, not everybody farms. We cannot let another country grow our food for us, or they will control us." Rep. Noem and Mr. Solsaa said [in part]: Hi everybody. I’m Kristi Noem. I’m the Congresswoman from South Dakota. I’m a lifelong farmer and rancher, r... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Ted Yoho (FL-03)
    Posted in Blog on February 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Ted Yoho (FL-03) expands on Florida's thriving agricultural economy. From research to specialty crops, the farm bill is critical to ensuring Florida and U.S. farmers and ranchers have the tools they need to remain productive. "We’ll be working hard to ensure our farmers, our ranchers, and our producers have the ability and tools to produce without the unnecessary, burdensome rules, regulations, and mandates coming out of Washington." Rep. Yoho said [in part]:... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Frank Lucas (OK-3)
    Posted in Blog on January 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Frank Lucas emphasizes the impact the farm bill has on the lives of all Americans. From providing healthy nutrition for families to protecting the environment, the farm bill plays an active role in everyday lives. "If you care about the food on your table, if you care about making sure your neighbors have enough to eat, if you care about water quality, air quality, preserving those natural resources, wildlife, if you care about all those things, then you care... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Kevin Cramer (At-Large)
    Posted in Blog on December 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Kevin Cramer (ND-At Large) shares his support for a strong farm bill and the work done by the House Agriculture Committee to deliver a bill in 2018. "I want to encourage the committee to keep up the good work, and I look forward to helping them next year as they create a good farm bill." Rep. Cramer said [in part]: Here in my state, agriculture is king, and I am encouraged by the good work of Chairman Conaway and his Agriculture Committee. You know they got a... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Sec. of Agriculture Sonny Perdue
    Posted in Blog on December 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Sec. of Agriculture Sonny Perdue emphasizes the need to create a farm bill that strikes a balance for producers across the country and addresses different protocols needed for various farming activities. "I look forward to being a resource to the committee as they ponder the 2018 Farm Bill." Sec. Perdue said: I look forward to being a resource to the committee as they ponder the 2018 Farm Bill. We are talking about having a safety net that’s not so high that there... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19)
    Posted in Blog on December 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joins two West Texas cotton farmers to highlight the need for cotton to be put back into Title I, the commodity title of the Farm Bill. "Without the safety net we are one bad crop away from being out of business." Rep. Arrington, Justin and Kevin Corzine said [in part]: Rep. Arrington: Why is it important for the American people to know what you do and how it impacts them and that we have policies and a safety net that work for folks l... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Vicky Hartzler (MO-4)
    Posted in Blog on December 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Vicky Hartzler (MO-4), a lifelong farmer and former nutrition teacher, shares the importance of ensuring the Farm Bill benefits farmers, ranchers and consumers. "As a mother and a former nutrition teacher – I also understand how important it is to make sure that our food supply stays safe and affordable." Rep. Hartzler said [in part]: So as we begin to work on the next Farm Bill, I want to make sure that we keep our priorities right as far as preserving our c... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. David Rouzer (NC-7)
    Posted in Blog on November 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. David Rouzer (NC-7) highlights why the Farm Bill is important for every family and every individual. "It’s also important for you because it means food safety. The highest quality, most abundant, safest food supply at the very lowest possible price." Rep. Rouzer said [in part]: You may wonder, “what’s the Farm Bill mean to you”. Well, congress is going to be working on reauthorizing the Farm Bill here in the next several months and it’s important for a number... Read more

  • #FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Neal Dunn (FL-2)
    Posted in Blog on November 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2018 Farm Bill

    In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Neal Dunn (FL-2) expresses his goals to make the upcoming Farm Bill stronger and more effective for America's farmers, ranchers and consumers. "Agriculture is a risky business. Every farmer's livelihood is on the line every season." Rep. Dunn said [in part]: As we work on the next Farm Bill, my goals are simple. Let’s get seed cotton back under Title 1, continue a strong peanut program, and provide a dairy program that works. I also want to make sure that the... Read more