U.S. Senator Pat Roberts

It’s official: Censky, McKinney confirmed on USDA team

· October 4, 2017

Ag is applauding the Senate confirmation of Stephen Censky to the position of USDA deputy secretary and Ted McKinney to undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs. “I am pleased that the U.S. Senate was able to work in a bipartisan and swift manner to confirm Stephen Censky and Ted McKinney,” said U.S. Senator Pat […]

Sen. Roberts: School meal requirements need relief

· April 10, 2017

A longtime advocate for flexibility in school meal standards, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture urging regulatory relief from rigid school meal standards, specifically sodium limits and whole grain and dairy requirements. “For the past several […]

Agro-terrorism bill goes to full Senate for debate

· March 20, 2017

U.S. Senator Pat Roberts’ (R-KS) agro-terrorism bill was approved by the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC) last week. Roberts, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, introduced the bipartisan legislation with Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security Committee. Agro-terrorism, and other high-risk events, pose serious threats […]

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