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Chair Jim Costa and Chair Stacey Plaskett Release Statement on Joint Hearing, "Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications"

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WASHINGTON (October 26, 2021) – Chair Jim Costa and Chair Stacey Plaskett released the following statement after today’s joint hearing "Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications". "Today’s hearing highlighted the important innovations in agriculture that can help address some of the largest threats that face our world," said Chair Costa. "Having a resilient food system...

Chair Stacey Plaskett Opening Statement at Hearing on “Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications"

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WASHINGTON - Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee Chair Stacey Plaskett delivered the following statement at today's joint hearing “Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications". [As prepared for delivery] Hello, and welcome to what is sure to be an informative hearing today as we discuss the advancements and applications of agricultural biotechnology. T...

Chair Jim Costa Opening Statement at Hearing on “Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications"

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WASHINGTON - Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chair Jim Costa delivered the following statement at today's joint hearing “Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications". [As prepared for delivery] Good Morning. To start I’d like to thank our witnesses, Chairwoman Plaskett, Ranking members Johnson and Baird and the other members of the Subcommittees. Agricultu...

Witness List: Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications

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Virtual Hearing RE: "Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications" Tuesday, October 26, 2021 10:00 a.m. WITNESS LIST Ms. Fan-Li Chou, Ph.D., Vice President, Scientific Affairs and Policy, American Seed Trade Association, Washington, D.C. Dr. Elena Rice, Chief Scientific Officer, Genus PLC, DeForest, WI Mr. Jack Bobo, Chief Executive Officer, Futurity, Potomac, MD Dr. Jon ...

Chairman David Scott, Chair Antonio Delgado Renew Commitment to Broadband Goals Ahead of Next Round of ReConnect Loans and Grants

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WASHINGTON (October 22, 2021) – Chairman David Scott of Georgia and Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Subcommittee Chair Antonio Delgado released the following statement renewing their commitment to broadband goals ahead of the USDA’s announcement regarding the next round of Reconnect loans and grants. “I am pleased that this next round of ReConnect loans and grants will be dispersed in orde...

House Agriculture Committee Favorably Reports Five Bills Out of Committee with Bipartisan Support

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WASHINGTON (October 21, 2021) – The House Agriculture Committee today favorably reported the following bills out of Committee: H.R. 4252, To provide additional funding for scholarships for students at 1890’s institutions, Sponsored by Chairman David Scott, passed 45-3. House Agriculture Committee Members Rep. Jim McGovern, Rep. Sanford Bishop, Rep. Alma Adams, Rep. Stacey Plaskett, Rep. Jahana Hay...

Chairman David Scott Applauds Passage of 1890s Bill out of Committee

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WASHINGTON (October 21, 2021) – Chairman David Scott released the following statement following the favorable reporting of H.R. 4252, a bill to provide $100 million in additional funds and make permanent the student scholarship program for students at the nineteen 1890 Colleges and Universities, out of the House Agriculture Committee. “I am very pleased that H.R. 4252, our bill to provide an addit...

Chairman David Scott Remarks in Support of 1890 Land-Grant Institutions Scholarship Bill

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Chairman David Scott of Georgia delivered the following statement in support of H.R. 4252 during today's House Agriculture Committee Business Meeting: [As prepared for delivery] It is my distinct honor to bring up for our consideration today H.R. 4252 – to provide additional funding for scholarships for students at 1890 Land-Grant Institutions. As a graduate of an 18...

Schedule Advisory

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Thursday, October 21, 2021 -- 10:00 AM EDT Hybrid Business Meeting Full Committee on Agriculture RE: “H.R. 4252, To provide additional funding for scholarships for students at 1890’s institutions; H.R. 2361, Rebuild Rural America Act of 2021; H.R. 5608, Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act; H.R. 3532, To require the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a periodic wildfire assessmen...

Chairman David Scott Announces Business Meeting to Consider 1890 African American Land-Grant Institution Scholarship Bill

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WASHINGTON (October 19, 2021) – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott announced that the House Agriculture Committee will host a Business Meeting to consider H.R. 4252 - To provide additional funding for scholarships for students at 1890 institutions. "It is my absolute honor to have the opportunity to bring my 1890 African American Land-Grant Institution scholarship bill up for consid...

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