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#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Phil Roe (TN-1)

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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...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Tom Emmer (MN-6)

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In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Tom Emmer (MN-6) underscores the impact depressed commodity prices and drops in net farm income have had on the lives of farmers and ranchers around the country. The STRESS Act, a measure he introduced, is included in the 2018 Farm Bill and will help address the mental and emotional strains of farming against the backdrop of today's down farm economy. Rep. Emme...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Chairman Conaway Calls on the House to Stand with Rural America and SNAP Recipients

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In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Chairman Mike Conaway (TX-11) speaks on the House floor prior to the vote on H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, highlighting the exceptional importance of voting yes to the 2018 Farm Bill, which benefits producers and consumers alike. Though a disappointing vote, the House will continue its efforts to deliver a farm bill to the president's desk on time. Tran...

**VIDEO RELEASE** It's Time to Stand with Rural America and SNAP Recipients

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The House Agriculture Committee has paved the groundwork for a strong 2018 Farm Bill that benefits all Americans. It is time to stand with rural America and SNAP recipients and pass H.R. 2. Share on Twitter and Facebook. Click to view online Chairman Conaway video transcript: I need 218 votes. I don't care if they are Republican votes or Democrat votes, I need 218 votes. When it goes to red and gr...

**VIDEO RELEASE** The Crop Insurance System is Working

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Crop insurance is working. Take it from the farmers and ranchers who use crop insurance to manage the risks of modern agriculture. But cuts to the program in the form of subsidy caps, Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) means testing and the elimination of the harvest price option will kill the crop insurance program. Help us preserve this critical component of the farm safety net and oppose changes to cr...

**VIDEO RELEASE** Farm Bill: House Ag Highlights How Work Helps Lift SNAP Recipients Out of Poverty

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House Agriculture Committee members highlight the important provisions included in the 2018 Farm Bill, Agriculture and Nutrition Act (H.R. 2), dedicated to helping work-capable SNAP recipients find work or access skills and job training needed to improve their futures. Video transcript below. Share on Twitter and Facebook Click to view online Video transcript: Rep. Bob Goodlatte (VA-6): Well the S...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Chris Collins (NY-27) Feat. USDA Undersecretary Greg Ibach

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In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Chris Collins (NY-27) visits the Rudgers Dairy Farm and is joined by USDA Undersecretary Greg Ibach and local New York dairy farmer, Lyman Rudgers, where they discuss the challenges of the current dairy industry and opportunities available to aid beginning farmers in their quest to be successful. "We need to do everything we can to support the next generation c...

**VIDEO RELEASE** Farmers Across the Nation Agree—Crop Insurance is Essential

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Last year, the House Agriculture Committee traveled across the country gathering input from farmers, ranchers and stakeholders ahead of the farm bill. Among the comments, one message was clear – we must maintain a strong crop insurance program. The 2018 Farm Bill, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act (H.R. 2), maintains and strengthens the farm safety net and crop insurance program to ensure America'...

**VIDEO RELEASE** Food Security is National Security

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The U.S. is home to the safest, most abundant and most affordable food and fiber supply of any developed nation in the world. This is thanks to America's farmers and ranchers along with a strong farm safety net. The Agriculture and Nutrition Act (H.R. 2) maintains and strengthens the farm safety net so producers can continue providing this bounty for our nation and world. Strong food security is s...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Vice Chairman Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5)

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In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Vice Chairman Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5) visits Schrack farm and presents the 2018 National Dairy Farmer Innovator of the Year award. Watch as he highlights the opportunities that innovation and research provide for farmers and ranchers. "This is an 1100 head dairy farm and it is known for innovation and that’s what we know farming is today. It is science and techno...

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