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Chair Cheri Bustos Opening Statement at Hearing "A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Stakeholder Perspectives on Title XI Crop Insurance"

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee Chair Cheri Bustos delivered the following statement at today's hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Stakeholder Perspectives on Title XI Crop Insurance." [As prepared for delivery]   Thank you to our witnesses and my colleagues for joining us this morning. As a co-chair of the Congressional Crop…

House Agriculture Committee Holds Farm Bill Listening Session in Arizona

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Coolidge, AZ – Today, the House Agriculture Committee held the first in a series of listening sessions entitled “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Perspectives from the Field” at Central Arizona College in Coolidge, Arizona. Three Members of Congress participated with approximately 140 members of the public participating in-person or streaming online. Audience members discussed…

REMINDER: House Agriculture Farm Bill Listening Session in Arizona

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WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, the first in a series of listening sessions entitled “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Perspectives from the Field” will be taking place in Coolidge, Arizona. 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 Bill. This series of…

Chair Cheri Bustos Opening Statement at Hearing, "A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Economic Perspectives on Title I Commodities and Title XI Crop Insurance"

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Chair Cheri Bustos delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled "A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Economic Perspectives on Title I Commodities and Title XI Crop Insurance." [As prepared for delivery] Good morning and thank you to our witnesses and to my…

Chairman David Scott, Subcommittee Chair Cheri Bustos Release Statement on Announcement of USDA Emergency Relief Program

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Chairman David Scott and Subcommittee Chair Cheri Bustos released the following statement on the rollout of USDA's Emergency Relief Program: “I applaud Secretary Vilsack and USDA on announcing the Emergency Relief Program, which is an updated and streamlined version of WHIP+” said Chairman David Scott. “Today's update is…

Chair Cheri Bustos Opening Statement at Hearing to Review Farm Policy with Undersecretary Robert Bonnie

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Chair Cheri Bustos delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled “A Hearing to Review Farm Policy with Undersecretary Robert Bonnie.” [As prepared for delivery] Today’s hearing to review farm policy with USDA’s Undersecretary for Farm Production and…

House Agriculture Committee Democratic Leaders Highlight Continued Support of Disaster Relief Funding in Continuing Resolution

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(WASHINGTON) – House Agriculture Committee Democratic leaders today highlighted their continued support of the inclusion of critical disaster relief funding in the continuing resolution. These provisions – initially included in the continuing resolution passed by the House on September 21st – will be crucial in providing relief to farmers and ranchers recovering from disasters.…

Chair Cheri Bustos Opening Statement at Hearing to Review the Efficacy of the Farm Safety Net

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Chair Cheri Bustos delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled “A Hearing to Review the Efficacy of the Farm Safety Net.” [As prepared for delivery]  Thank you to all the witnesses and my colleagues for joining us here today. I am excited to chair…

Schedule Advisory: Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021 – 1:00 PM EDT Hybrid Hearing Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management RE: “A Hearing to Review the Efficacy of the Farm Safety Net” 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…

Torres Small Appointed to House Agriculture Subcommittees

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WASHINGTON (July 14, 2020)-Rep. Xochitl Torres Small of New Mexico was appointed to the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management subcommittee and the Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee. Torres Small has served on the Agriculture Committee since February 2020. 

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