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Press Release

111th Congress

December 23, 2010

Agriculture Committee Chairman Recognizes 25 Years of CRP

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., made the following statement today in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The program was f Read More »


December 15, 2010

Subcommittee Reviews Implementation of Wall Street Reform Measures

WASHINGTON – The House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management today held a hearing to review implementation of the position limits provision within the Wall Read More »


September 30, 2010

Peterson Introduces Bill to Protect Producers from Burdensome EPA Regulation

WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., yesterday introduced H.R. 6273 which amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and Read More »


September 15, 2010

U.S. House Approves Agriculture Committee Passed Bills

WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives today approved The Mandatory Price Reporting Act of 2010 (S. 3656) and The Veterinary Services Investment Act (H.R. 3519). The Mandatory Price Reporti Read More »


July 28, 2010

Subcommittee Reviews Quality Control Systems in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program

WASHINGTON - On July 28, 2010, Congressman Joe Baca, D-Calif., Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry, hel Read More »


July 28, 2010

House Agriculture Committee Approves Bills to Improve Chesapeake Bay, Encourage Veterinary Service and Reauthorize Mandatory Price Reporting

WASHINGTON - On July 28, 2010, the House Agriculture Committee approved three bills for consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 5509, the Chesapeake Bay Restoration and Improv Read More »


July 22, 2010

Subcommittee Reviews Issues Facing the Crop Insurance Industry

WASHINGTON - On July 22, 2010, House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Chairman Leonard Boswell, D-Iowa, held a hearing to review current issues facing the U. Read More »


July 21, 2010

Subcommittee Reviews Farm Bill Specialty Crop and Organic Agriculture Programs

WASHINGTON – On July 21, 2010, Congressman Dennis Cardoza, D-Calif., Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Horticulture and Organic Agriculture, held a hearing t Read More »


July 20, 2010

Subcommittee Reviews Federal Rural Development Programs

WASHINGTON - On July 20, 2010, Congressman Mike McIntyre, D-N.C., Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Rural Development, Biotechnology, Specialty Crops, an Read More »


July 20, 2010

House Agriculture Subcommittee Reviews Livestock Programs in Advance of 2012 Farm Bill

WASHINGTON - On July 20, 2010, House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Chairman David Scott, D-Ga., held a hearing to review livestock and related U.S. Department of Agricult Read More »