Washington updates

February 23, 2023

Senate Agriculture Committee holds hearing on nutrition programs On Feb. 16, the Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing to discuss nutrition programs as it prepares for the upcoming farm bill. Members of both parties noted …

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News from Washington

January 19, 2023

Secretary Vilsack comments on upcoming Farm Bill Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack expressed that he wants the next farm bill to include reforms for disaster relief and focus more on farmers who have not done as …

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House Ag to mark up spending bill

September 9, 2021

The House Agriculture Committee will consider its portion of Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package this Friday. The budget resolution instructs the Agriculture Committee to add $89.1 billion in spending over the years 2022-2030. The …

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Scott and Thompson to lead House Agriculture Committee

December 10, 2020

Last week, House leadership announced committee chairs for the 117th Congress. Representative. David Scott (D-GA) was selected to be the next Chair of the House Agriculture Committee with Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) as Ranking …

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