AG POLICY NEWS
House Ag Committee Assignments
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Thu Dec 27, 2012 07:33 AM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., late last week announced a reorganization of subcommittees for the next Congress and named the chairmen, while ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., announced some new Democratic members of the committee.

SUBCOMMITTEE REORGANIZATION

Lucas announced he has added nutrition to the subcommittee on department operations and oversight, removed credit from that subcommittee, and named Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, one of the most conservative members of the committee, as the subcommittee chairman.

King will succeed Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., who is leaving the Agriculture committee for another assignment, and Rep. Jean Schmidt, ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded togethe...
  • Market News AgriClear is not an auction, but an online digital sales floor where buyers and sellers negotiate...
  • UAS Research Takes Off Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for sel...
  • "Total Market Isn't Dead" Used equipment inventories are escalating.
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk...
  • Feds to Examine Biotech Rules In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review of biotech regulations was n...
  • Evolution of Farm Kid Jobs DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn reflects on the farm activities of his youth that his children will...
  • IARC: Possible 2,4-D Cancer Link The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified the herbicide 2,4-D as possibly ca...
  • Ask the Vet How do I know what minerals my cows need and how much?
Related News Stories
Feds to Examine Biotech Rules
Feds to Examine Biotech Rules
U.S., Cuba Re-Establish Diplomatic Ties
Washington Insider-Thursday
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider-Wednesday
Anti-TPP Group Sues Japan Government
StatsCan Acreage Summary
Washington Insider-- Tuesday
States Sue Over WOTUS