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General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

House Ag Democratic Leadership Supports Funding for Farmers

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Filemon Vela, Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities; Jim Costa, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture; and Collin Peterson, Chairman of House Agriculture Committee are leading efforts to secure the inclusion of language in the continuing resolution (CR) which would allow USDA to move forward with the recently announced Market Facilit... Read more »

Chairman Vela Holds Subcommittee Hearing on Crop Insurance, Risk Management, and Federal Disaster Programs

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WASHINGTON (June 20, 2019) – Today, the U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Chairman Filemon Vela held a hearing on Crop Insurance, Risk Management, and Federal Disaster Programs, “How Farm Policy Helps Farmers in Adverse Conditions.” The hearing included six witnesses discussing the economic hardships and extreme weather conditions farmers and ranch... Read more »

Chairman Vela Opening Remarks at Subcommittee Hearing on How Farm Policy Helps Farmers in Adverse Conditions

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WASHINGTON (June 20, 2019) – House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Chairman Filemon Vela of Texas delivered the following remarks at the subcommittee hearing on how farm policy helps farmers in adverse conditions. [As prepared for delivery] “Good morning and thank you all for joining us here today to discuss how farm policy helps farmers take on t... Read more »

Witness List: Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

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Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Public Hearing RE: “How Farm Policy Helps Farmers in Adverse Conditions” Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:00 a.m. 1300 Longworth House Office Building WITNESS LIST Dr. Bradley D. Lubben, Extension Associate Professor, Policy Specialist, and Director, North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Linc... Read more »

Hearing Advisory

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Previously Announced Week of June 17, 2019 Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 10:00AM 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee Hearing RE: “How Farm Policy Helps Farmers in Adverse Conditions” Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 2:00PM 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommitt... Read more »

Hearing Advisory: AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE SCHEDULE

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Week of June 17, 2019 [NEW] Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 10:00AM 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee Hearing RE: “How Farm Policy Helps Farmers in Adverse Conditions” Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 2:00PM 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommittee Hearing RE: ... Read more »

Peterson Announces House Agriculture Subcommittee Chairs for the 116th Congress

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“I look forward to working with each of these talented Subcommittee Chairs,” said Peterson. “They bring a range of experiences and strengths to their work, and each is focused on how the work of their Subcommittee can further our efforts to bring practical solutions to the people we serve.”

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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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