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Tuesday, September 20, 2022 – 10:00 AM ET Hybrid Hearing – 1300 Longworth and via Zoom Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry RE: “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Stakeholder Perspectives on Title II Conservation Programs” A live stream of the hearing will be available on YouTube. All additional information on this hearing can be found here. Tuesday, September 20, 2022 –…

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022– 10:00 AM ET Hybrid Hearing – 1300 Longworth and via Zoom Full Committee RE: “Soil Health Practices and Programs that Support Regenerative Agriculture” A live stream of the hearing will be available on YouTube. All additional information on this hearing can be found here. Thursday, September 15, 2022 – 10:00 AM ET Hybrid Hearing – 1300…

Chairman David Scott Applauds USDA’s Roll Out of Funding for Underserved Producers and Next Gen Ag Professionals

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott released the below statement following today’s announcement of American Rescue Plan and Inflation Reduction Act funded programs by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. “I applaud today’s announcement rolling out opportunities to address access to land and capital for underserved producers and efforts to train…

House Agriculture Committee Holds Farm Bill Listening Session in Ohio

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Fremont, OH – Today, the House Agriculture Committee held the fifth in a series of listening sessions entitled “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Perspectives from the Field” at Terra State Community College in Fremont, Ohio. Two Members of Congress were joined by approximately 230 members of the public participating in person or streaming online. Audience members discussed topics…

Chairman David Scott Announces Staff Additions, Promotion

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott announced several staffing additions and a promotion for the Democratic staff of the House Agriculture Committee. DeShawn Blanding will serve as Legislative Assistant. Most recently, DeShawn served as the Policy and Strategy Specialist for the Rural Coalition. He was previously a Staff Assistant on the Senate…

Chairman David Scott Floor Statement Regarding the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

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WASHINGTON – Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott submitted the following statement for the record on H.R. 5376, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. "Mr. Speaker, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 before us today makes historic investments in climate change mitigation, our critical forestry and conservation programs, rural communities, and…

Chairman David Scott Announces Farm Bill Listening Session in Ohio

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WASHINGTON – Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott announced the next in a series of listening sessions entitled “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Perspectives from the Field.” The House Agriculture Committee has conducted a number of hearings in Washington, DC focused on the 2018 Farm Bill and improvements that can be made in the 2023 Farm…

House Agriculture Committee Releases Highlights of 117th Congress

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WASHINGTON – Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott released highlights of the Committee’s activity and accomplishments throughout the 117th Congress. Hearings and Business Meetings Held: 61 The House Agriculture Committee has held 29 hearings and business meetings since the beginning of 2022, and 61 during the 117th Congress. Across these hearings, our…

Chairman David Scott Releases Statement Following Introduction of Livestock Legislation

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WASHINGTON – Below is a statement from Chairman David Scott following the introduction of H.R 8590 the Small Family Farmer and Rancher Relief Act, his legislation to help small farmers and ranchers in the cattle industry.  “As I have said time and again, it is a crisis in this nation that we have lost an average of 17,000 cattle ranchers per year. The…

Chair Stacey Plaskett Opening Statement at Hearing “An Examination of the USDA Hemp Production Program”

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee Chair Stacey Plaskett delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled “An Examination of the USDA Hemp Production Program.” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning and thank you to my colleagues and our witnesses for joining me today as we host this important discussion on hemp and the USDA Hemp…

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