AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AMERICA

Letters and Testimonies

Testimony

Title Committee Presenter Date
House Agriculture Committee Steven J. Handke 12/11/19
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit Written Statement 11/19/19
Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Brenda Kluesner 07/25/17

Ag News

House committee passes ag appropriations

The House Appropriations Committee approved fiscal 2021 agriculture and rural development legislation. The bill allows for a combined $153 billion in discretionary and mandatory funding, an increase of $331 million over fiscal 2020.

The bill authorizes $2.75 billion in guaranteed farm ownership loans, $2.1 billion in guaranteed farm operating loans, $2.1 billion in direct farm ownership loans, and $1.6 billion for direct operating loans.