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Chairman Peterson Statement on Delivery of Prevented Planting Assistance

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota issued a statement Thursday in response to news out of the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the delivery of additional prevented planting assistance, as authorized by the Disaster Relief Act of 2019. “As weather continues to throw wrenches into farmers’ plans, both in Western Minnesota and across the country, I appr... Read more »

Peterson, Costa Statements on Japan Trade Agreement

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WASHINGTON (September 25, 2019) – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota and Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Chairman Jim Costa of California issued the following statements Tuesday on the release of details contained in a tariff reduction agreement between the United States and Japan. Chairman Peterson “The past two years have underscored just how i... Read more »

Peterson Hosts Agriculture Secretary at Minnesota Farmfest

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House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson hosted Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue during a bipartisan listening session with members of the House Agriculture Committee and other members of Congress this morning at the annual Minnesota Farmfest. Peterson issued the following statement after the listening session: “With all of the stress in farm country, it was important for Secretary P... Read more »

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