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WASHINGTON — Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) today announced a solution for putting cotton back into the agriculture safety net could come earlier than the next Farm Bill if the Senate takes action on a supplemental appropriations bill the House passed in late December. The bill includes a provision that would bring cotton back into Title I of the Farm Bill, and would cover cotton as both a seed and lint for the first time ever.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Governor Sonny Perdue as the new Secretary of Agriculture:
WASHINGTON - Today, the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a hearing titled “The Next Farm Bill: Commodity Policy, Part II” as part of a series to set the stage for the 2018 Farm Bill. During the hearing, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19), a member of the House Agriculture Committee who represents the largest cotton producing district in the country, continued his fight to get cotton back in the farm bill as a Title I commodity.
WASHINGTON - The House Committee on Agriculture held a hearing to review the economic challenges facing rural America and to provide context for the needs of rural communities in the next farm bill. Congressman Jodey Arrington, a freshman member of the House Agriculture Committee, expressed the challenges farmers and ranchers in the 19th Congressional District are facing and the urgency needed to address them.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) today announced his subcommittee assignments for the 115th Congress on the House Agriculture Committee. They include the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management subcommittee, the Nutrition subcommittee, and the Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research subcommittee.
Regarding his subcommittee assignments, Congressman Arrington released the following statement: