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#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Dan Newhouse (WA-4)

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In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Dan Newhouse (WA-4) underscores the impact the farm bill has on Washington's economy and the livelihood of its communities. "... our agricultural economy depends on a secure, safety net for our nation’s farmers." Rep. Newhouse said [in part]: I represent central Washington state where agriculture and the farm bill play a huge role in our economy and the livelih...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-1)

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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 worl...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: House GOP Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-5)

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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 securit...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-1)

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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 it...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Bob Gibbs (OH-7)

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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 ther...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Greg Gianforte (MT-AL)

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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 sa...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-1)

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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 fo...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12)

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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 w...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Ralph Abraham (LA-5)

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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 ...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Ron Estes (KS-4)

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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 i...

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