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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman David Rouzer joined members of the House Committee on Agriculture in unveiling H.R. 2 -- the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, commonly referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill, which funds vital farm programs through 2023. The Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 works to address the 5-year, 52 percent decline in farm income by providing certainty that a simple extension of current policy cannot provide.
Washington, D.C.— Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (NC-07) issued the following comments in response to the Trump administration's decision to withdraw a controversial Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyard Administration (GIPSA) interim final rule and take no further action on a complementary proposed rule released in the final days of the Obama administration:
Washington, D.C. – Following today’s announcement that the U.S. and China have finalized an agreement allowing for American beef exports, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (NC-07) made the below comments
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.
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:
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:
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:
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.
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.