House Ag Committee

House bill eliminates unnecessary permits on pesticides

· May 25, 2017

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to eliminate an unnecessary, duplicative, and costly regulatory process under the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the approved use of pesticides. H.R. 953, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017, ensures states, local governments, mosquito control districts, and other lawful users of pesticides are able […]

National 4-H Conference shares ag passion with Congress

· March 29, 2017

Thirteen National 4-H Conference Delegates had the opportunity Wednesday to address the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research on “The Importance of Agriculture in the United States.” “It is an exciting time in agriculture. New technology is constantly on the rise, our population continues to grow, and youth groups are becoming more […]

House Ag Subcommittee reviews Farm Bill specialty crops

· March 10, 2017

In preparation for the next Farm Bill, a House Agriculture Subcommittee took a second look at specialty crop production assistance. Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research, held a hearing Thursday to evaluate the effectiveness of the 2014 Farm Bill programs aimed at benefiting specialty crop […]

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