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Chair Jim Costa Opening Statement at Hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: International Trade and Food Assistance Programs”

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Chair Jim Costa delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: International Trade and Food Assistance Programs” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning. Thank you to our witnesses, Ranking Member Johnson, and the members of the…

Chair Jim Costa Opening Statement at Hearing on Sustainability in the Livestock Sector: Environmental Gain and Economic Viability

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Chair Jim Costa delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled “Sustainability in the Livestock Sector: Environmental Gain and Economic Viability” [As prepared for delivery] Good Morning. Thank you to our witnesses, Ranking Member Johnson, and the members of the subcommittee…

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Wednesday, February 2, 2022 – 10:00 AM ET Virtual Hearing – via Zoom Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry RE: “A 2022 Review of Farm Bill Conservation Programs” A live stream of the hearing will be available on YouTube. All additional information on this hearing can be found here. Thursday, February 3, 2022 – 10:00 AM ET Virtual Hearing -- via…

Chair Jim Costa Opening Statement at Hearing on Trade Policy and Priorities

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Chair Jim Costa delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled “Trade Policy and Priorities” [As prepared for delivery] Good Morning. To start I’d like to thank our witnesses, Ranking Member Johnson and the other members of the subcommittee. Trade is a vital part of…

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 -- 10:00 AM ET Hybrid Hearing – 1300 Longworth and via Zoom Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit RE: “A Look at the Renewable Economy in Rural America” A live stream of the hearing will be available on YouTube. All additional information on this hearing can be found here. Wednesday, November 17, 2021 – 10:00 AM ET Hybrid…

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 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…

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…

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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…

Chair Jim Costa Opening Statement at Hearing on State of the Beef Supply Chain: Shocks, Recovery, and Rebuilding

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Chair Jim Costa delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled “State of the Beef Supply Chain: Shocks, Recovery, and Rebuilding” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning. To start, I’d like to thank our witnesses, my Ranking Member Mr. Johnson, and the other members…

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