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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. The continuing reso...

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 this subcommittee this Congress and to work w...

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 will be broadcast live via YouTu...

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.

Vela, Costa Opening Statements at Hearing to Review the Implementation of Federal Farm and Disaster Programs

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Chairman Filemon Vela of Texas, and Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Chairman Jim Costa of California delivered the following remarks during a joint hearing today to review the implementation and capacity of several key programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to aid farmers,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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