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Monday, November 30, 2015

Peterson Statement on 2014-2016 RFS Targets

The Administration deserves credit for listening to our concerns and now needs to immediately start work on the numbers and get the program back on track.

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Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Peterson Statement at Hearing to Review American Agriculture and Our National Security

A strong agriculture sector and stable food supply is critical to national security. And agriculture has an important role to play when it comes to our country’s national security interests, something I don’t think a lot of people really understand.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Peterson Statement at Hearing on Big Data and Agriculture

There are a lot of interesting things happening with big data and agriculture. These all have the potential to provide huge benefits to not just farmers, but consumers, and the economy as a whole.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Peterson Statement at Hearing to Review Foreign Ag Subsidies

I'm pleased that we can follow up on what I thought was a good discussion in June. As I said then, I think we need to keep a close eye on how other countries subsidize agriculture. This is especially important to keep in mind during our debates on the farm safety net. We need a level playing field if we are going to be competitive in a global market.

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Friday, October 09, 2015

Peterson Floor Speech in Support of H.R. 702

I support removing restrictions on the export of crude oil from the United States and urge my colleagues to vote in support of H.R. 702.

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