Thursday Aug 7
House Ag Leaders Push Vilsack on Grain Inspectors
Key leaders of the House Agriculture Committee question Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's assertion that there could be security concerns sending grain inspectors to the Port of Vancouver in Washington State.
Thursday Aug 7
Delta Farm Press
Vilsack touts work done on new farm bill implementation
On the six-month anniversary of the new farm bill's passage, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is touting progress made in its implementation .
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Okla. delegation supports House immigration bill
All five members of the Oklahoma U.S. House delegation voted for a Republican-backed bill to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings and to shut off a program granting work permits to immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally when they were children.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
House Members Question USDA On Lesser Prairie Chicken Report
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas , House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings , and 12 other members of Congress recently sent a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack asking for a copy of a report on the cost and effectiveness of the Department's conservation measures for the lesser prairie chicken .
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Congressman earns agriculture group's honor
Republican Congressman Frank Lucas has been recognized as a "Champion of Agriculture" from the nation's largest coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women.