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Thursday, May 12, 2022 – 10:00 AM ET Hybrid Hearing – 1300 Longworth and via Zoom Full Committee on Agriculture RE: “Changing Market Roles: The FTX Proposal and Trends in New Clearinghouse Models” A live stream of the hearing will be available on YouTube. All additional information on this hearing can be found here. **NOTE: **House Office Buildings are closed to the public. The hearing will be bro...

Chairman David Scott Opening Statement at Hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program”

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Chairman David Scott of Georgia delivered the following statement at today's hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning and welcome to another important hearing, which is a continuation of our work to review the 2018 Farm Bill and prepare for the 2023 Farm Bill. Today’s hearing will ...

Bipartisan House Agriculture Committee Leaders Laud USDA, USAID Use of Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust to Address International Food Crises

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott of Georgia and Ranking Member Glenn "GT" Thompson of Pennsylvania released the following statements following USDA and USAID’s decision to withdraw funds from the Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust (BEHT). “I am heartened to hear that the Biden Administration will make the Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust available to bolster U.S. efforts t...

Chairman David Scott Opening Statement at Hearing “An Examination of Price Discrepancies, Transparency, and Alleged Unfair Practices in Cattle Markets”

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Chairman David Scott of Georgia delivered the following statement at today's hearing “An Examination of Price Discrepancies, Transparency, and Alleged Unfair Practices in Cattle Markets” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning. I’d like to thank our House Agriculture Committee members for joining us and our witnesses for appearing before the Committee today. We are h...

Chairman David Scott Announces Staff Addition

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott announced the following addition to the Democratic staff of the House Agriculture Committee. Michael Stein will serve as Professional Staff. He was previously Counsel for the House Small Business Committee. Stein earned his J.D. and M.S. in Environment and Resources from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Prior to working on Capitol ...

Chairman David Scott Announces Participation from Beef CEOs for Upcoming Hearing

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott released the following statement announcing the participation of the CEOs of Cargill, Tyson Foods, JBS, and National Beef Packing for the House Agriculture Committee’s upcoming hearing on cattle markets: “I am pleased to announce that the Chief Executive Officers of each of the four largest meatpackers in the United States have agreed t...

Chair Jim Costa Opening Statement at Hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: International Trade and Food Assistance Programs”

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Chair Jim Costa delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: International Trade and Food Assistance Programs” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning. Thank you to our witnesses, Ranking Member Johnson, and the members of the subcommittee for convening today to discuss ...

Chairman David Scott Releases Statement Following Farm Bill Hearing on Renewable Energy Opportunities in Rural America

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Chairman David Scott delivered the following statement after today's Farm Bill Hearing on Renewable Energy Opportunities in Rural America: “I would like to thank both panels of witnesses for their testimony today and their input on these important farm bill programs. Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small provided important updates on USDA’s efforts to implement 2018 F...

Chairman David Scott Opening Statement at Hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Energy — Renewable Energy Opportunities in Rural America”

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Chairman David Scott of Georgia delivered the following statement at today's hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Energy — Renewable Energy Opportunities in Rural America” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning and welcome to another important hearing in our work to review the 2018 Farm Bill and prepare for the 2023 Farm Bill. Today’s hearing will cover the vari...

Witness List: "A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Energy — Renewable Energy Opportunities in Rural America"

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Public Hybrid Hearing RE: "A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Energy — Renewable Energy Opportunities in Rural America" Tuesday, April 5, 2022 10:00 a.m. WITNESS LIST PANEL 1 The Honorable Xochitl Torres Small, Under Secretary for Rural Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC Accompanied by Dr. Karama Neal, Administrator, USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service, Washington, DC Acc...

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