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General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

Peterson Announces Subcommittee Ranking Members

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U.S. House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., today announced the Democratic members and leadership for the Agriculture Committee’s six Subcommittees. Peterson will serve as an ex officio member of all Subcommittees.

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House Agriculture Subcommittee Holds 2012 Farm Bill Hearing

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WASHINGTON - On June 24, 2010, House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Chairman Leonard Boswell, D-Iowa, held a hearing to review U.S. farm safety net programs in advance of the 2012 Farm Bill. The hearing was the second held by the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee reviewing the existing commodity programs and looking ahead to the next Farm Bill.

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Subcommittee Reviews Proposed "Movies Futures" Markets

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WASHINGTON - On April 22, 2010, Congressman Leonard Boswell of Iowa, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, held a hearing to review two proposals received by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to create exchanges that would trade derivatives based on box office receipts.

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Subcommittee Reviews Commodity Exchange Act Reauthorization

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Liz Friedlander (202) 225-1564 Liz.Friedlander@mail.house.gov James Ryder (202) 225-0020 James.Ryder@mail.house.gov Today, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a hearing to review reauthorization of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA). Congressman Bob Etheridge of North Carolina is Chairman of the Subcommittee. “The futures industry impacts our lives... Read more »

Subcommittee Reviews Trading in Energy Derivatives

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Liz Friedlander (202) 225-1564 Liz.Friedlander@mail.house.gov James Ryder (202) 225-0020 James.Ryder@mail.house.gov - Today, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a hearing to review the trading of energy-based derivatives. Congressman Bob Etheridge of North Carolina is Chairman of the Subcommittee. “The trading of energy-based derivatives impacts ... Read more »

Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Forwards Farm Bill Recommendations to House Agriculture Committee

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Liz Friedlander (202) 225-1564 Liz.Friedlander@mail.house.gov James Ryder (202) 225-0020 James.Ryder@mail.house.gov Today, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management approved proposals for the commodity and crop insurance programs for the 2007 Farm Bill. Congressman Bob Etheridge of North Carolina is the Chairman of the Subcommittee. The Subcommittee conside... Read more »

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