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Chair Plaskett Opening Statement at Hearing to Review Implementation of USDA Farm Bill Research Programs

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WASHINGTON- House Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research Chair Stacey Plaskett of the U.S. Virgin Islands delivered the following remarks today at the hearing to review implementation of USDA Farm Bill research programs. [As Prepared for Delivery] "Good morning and thank you for joining us today as we review USDA’s implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill research progra... Read more »

Witness List: Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research

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Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Public Hearing RE: To Review Implementation of USDA Farm Bill Research Programs Thursday, October 17, 2019 10:00 a.m. 1300 Longworth House Office Building WITNESS LIST The Honorable Scott Hutchins, Deputy Under Secretary, Research, Education, and Economics U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. Read more »

Subcommittee Chairs Fudge and Plaskett Comment on Delayed Reports Due to ERS Staffing Issues

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Departmental Operations Chair Marcia L. Fudge of Ohio, and Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Chair Stacey Plaskett of the Virgin Islands released a statement Wednesday following reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service will likely delay a large number of the agency’s ... Read more »

Chairs Fudge, Plaskett Joint Statement on OIG Report on ERS/NIFA Relocation

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WASHINGTON (August 6, 2019) – House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chair Marcia L. Fudge of Ohio, and Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Chair Stacey Plaskett of the U.S. Virgin Islands issued the following joint statement in response to a report from the USDA’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) that the Administration has not followed proper... Read more »

Chair Plaskett Expresses Concerns with USDA’s Lack of Commitment to Scientific Integrity Policy

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Chair Plaskett Expresses Concerns with USDA’s Lack of Commitment to Scientific Integrity Policy WASHINGTON (July 22, 2019)- House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Chair Stacey Plaskett sent a letter to the Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue expressing concerns with USDA’s lack of commitment to Scientific Integrity Policy. “I am displeased that additi... Read more »

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