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Chair Jim Costa and Chair Stacey Plaskett Release Statement on Joint Hearing, "Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications"

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WASHINGTON (October 26, 2021) – Chair Jim Costa and Chair Stacey Plaskett released the following statement after today’s joint hearing "Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications". "Today’s hearing highlighted the important innovations in agriculture that can help address some of the largest threats that face our world," said Chair Costa. "Having a resilient food system...

Chair Stacey Plaskett Opening Statement at Hearing on “Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications"

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WASHINGTON - Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee Chair Stacey Plaskett delivered the following statement at today's joint hearing “Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications". [As prepared for delivery] Hello, and welcome to what is sure to be an informative hearing today as we discuss the advancements and applications of agricultural biotechnology. T...

Chair Jim Costa Opening Statement at Hearing on “Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications"

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WASHINGTON - Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chair Jim Costa delivered the following statement at today's joint hearing “Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications". [As prepared for delivery] Good Morning. To start I’d like to thank our witnesses, Chairwoman Plaskett, Ranking members Johnson and Baird and the other members of the Subcommittees. Agricultu...

Witness List: Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications

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Virtual Hearing RE: "Agricultural Biotechnology: 21st Century Advancements and Applications" Tuesday, October 26, 2021 10:00 a.m. WITNESS LIST Ms. Fan-Li Chou, Ph.D., Vice President, Scientific Affairs and Policy, American Seed Trade Association, Washington, D.C. Dr. Elena Rice, Chief Scientific Officer, Genus PLC, DeForest, WI Mr. Jack Bobo, Chief Executive Officer, Futurity, Potomac, MD Dr. Jon ...

Schedule Advisory

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Thursday, October 21, 2021 -- 10:00 AM EDT Hybrid Business Meeting Full Committee on Agriculture RE: “H.R. 4252, To provide additional funding for scholarships for students at 1890’s institutions; H.R. 2361, Rebuild Rural America Act of 2021; H.R. 5608, Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act; H.R. 3532, To require the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a periodic wildfire assessmen...

Chair Stacey Plaskett Opening Statement at Hearing on Supply Chain Recovery and Resiliency

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Chair Stacey Plaskett delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled “Supply Chain Recovery and Resiliency: Small Producers and Local Agricultural Markets.” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning and thank you to my colleagues and our witnesses for joining me today as we host this important discu...

Schedule Advisory: Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021 – 10:00 AM EDT Hybrid Hearing Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research RE: " Supply Chain Recovery and Resiliency: Small Producers and Local Agricultural Markets" 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...

Chairman David Scott and Chair Plaskett Statement on USDA Funding for 1890 Land Grant Centers of Excellence

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott and Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee Chair Stacey Plaskett issued the following statement in response to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarding funding to 1890 Land Grant University Centers of Excellence: “Today’s announcement of USDA investing in the 1890 Centers of Excellence is great news an...

Chair Plaskett Statement Following Hearing on 1890 Land Grant Institutions

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WASHINGTON (December 9, 2020) - House Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Chair Stacey E. Plaskett of the U.S. Virgin Islands delivered these remarks following today's subcommittee hearing on 1890 Land Grant universities: [As Prepared for Delivery] "We can all agree that our students are of primary concern as we work through this pandemic. Our next generation of f...

Vice Chair Adams Statement at Hearing on 1890 Land Grant Institutions

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Vice Chair Dr. Alma Adams of North Carolina delivered the following opening remarks before a hearing of the Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Wednesday on issues impacting the nation's 1890 Land Grant Institutions. [As Prepared for Delivery] "I’m grateful for the strong leadership of the Biotechnology, Horticulture, and R...

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