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Conaway: Farm Bill Work to Begin in Eight Weeks

Dan Farm Bill, Industry News Release, Legislative

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway says work on the 2018 Farm Bill will start within the next eight weeks. Speaking during a farm bill listening session in his home state of Texas, Conaway told attendees that he wants to get the next farm bill on the House floor this year, according to the Hagstrom Report. After three hours of …

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Conaway Applauds Trump Administration’s NAFTA Plan

Dan Industry News Release

House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) applauded U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer’s newly-released NAFTA objectives detailing the administration’s plans to expand market opportunities and tighten enforcement of trade obligations to protect U.S. agriculture producers. Upon the release of the plan, Chairman Conaway made the following remarks: “As the administration looks to highlight American-made products this week, there …

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House Agriculture Committee Holding Specialty Crops Hearing

Dan Farm Bill, Industry News Release

The House Committee on Agriculture has announced they will hold a committee hearing next Wednesday, July 12 titled “The Next Farm Bill: Technology & Innovation in Specialty Crops.” Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway issued the following statement: “Specialty crop production is a pivotal and growing sector of our agriculture industry. As we look at the farm bill through the …

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Peanut Farmers Represented at Farm Bill Listening Session

Dan Farm Bill, Peanuts

The Southern Peanut Farmers Federation applauded U.S. House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway and the other members of the committee for holding a listening session last Saturday in Gainesville, Florida concerning the 2018 Farm Bill. And peanut farmers were well represented at the event with various industry folks making comments. That includes Caleb Bristow, executive director of the Alabama Peanut Producers …

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Southern Peanut Farmers Federation applauds U.S. House Ag Committee Listening Session

Dan Farm Bill, Industry News Release, Legislative, Peanuts

The Southern Peanut Farmers Federation applauded U.S. House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway and the other members of the committee who held a listening session about the 2018 Farm Bill. “I’m pleased Chairman Conaway was in Florida today and wanted to hear directly from peanut farmers,” said Armond Morris, chairman of the Georgia Peanut Commission and a member of the Southern …

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ICYMI: Farm Bill Listening Session Webcast for Farmers and Ranchers

Dan Alabama, Farm Bill, Florida, Georgia, Legislative

Saturday, June 24th, an event was held in Gainesville, Florida that farmers and ranchers from across the Southeast were invited to attend. It’s is called, “The Next Farm Bill, Conversations in the Field.” The event was an informal farm bill hearing, intended to gather input from farmers, ranchers, and stakeholders. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway of Texas and Ranking …

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Southeast Farmers and Ranchers Invited to Farm Bill Listening Session

Dan Alabama, Farm Bill, Florida, Georgia, Legislative

Coming up Saturday, June 24th, an event will be held in Gainesville, Florida that farmers and ranchers from across the Southeast are invited to attend. It’s being called, “The Next Farm Bill, Conversations in the Field.” The event is actually an informal farm bill hearing, intended to gather input from farmers, ranchers, and stakeholders. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway …

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Discussing Changes to Peanut Program

Dan Legislative, Peanuts

Farmers across the Southeast are invited to join Chairman Michael Conaway and members of the House Agriculture Committee for a listening session on the next Farm Bill. It will be held Saturday, June 24, on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville beginning at 10 AM.  As Tyron Spearman reports, various topics will be discussed including possible changes to peanut …