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Congressman David Rouzer

Representing the 7th District of North Carolina

Agriculture

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March 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer held a public hearing entitled, “The Next Farm Bill: Livestock Producer Perspectives.”  This hearing continues the series of House Agriculture Committee hearings that set the stage for the next farm bill.  This hearing provided representatives from four of the major livestock producer groups the opportunity to discuss their experiences with current programs, challenges facing the industry and priorities for the upcoming farm bill. 

March 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rouzer will be hosting a townhall on Monday, March 6th to hear constituent concerns and discuss the priorities of the 115th Congress.  All citizens and press of the 7th District are invited to attend.  Details are below:

February 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below following the appointment of Ray Starling as Special Assistant to the President for Agriculture, Trade and Food Assistance:

January 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below after being sworn-in to serve the citizens of the 7th District into the 115th Congress:

October 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture, joined Congressman Jim Costa (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture, today in expressing disappointment following the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s advancement of three flawed rules, commonly referred to as the GIPSA rules.

October 14, 2016 eNewsletter
September 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed Congressman David Rouzer’s bill (H.R. 5883) to modernize and clarify the Packers and Stockyards Act as it relates to the buying or selling of livestock in commerce through online, video and other electronic methods.  H.R. 5883 updates the requirements and method of transactions producers must follow – specifically by providing for the same protections for those who sell through online and video auctions and permitting the use of modern electronic payment methods. 

September 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Agriculture passed Congressman David Rouzer’s bill (H.R. 5883) to modernize and clarify the Packers & Stockyards Act as it relates to the buying or selling of livestock in commerce through online, video and other electronic methods.  H.R. 5883 updates the requirements and method of transactions producers must follow – specifically by providing for the same protections for those who sell through online and video auctions and permitting the use of modern electronic payment methods.