Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm Programming Radio Oklahoma Network  |  7401 N. Kelley Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73111  |  (405) 841-3675  |  Fax: (405) 841-3674

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


House Ag Committee Chairman Lucas Likes Stands Taken By American Farm Bureau

Thu, 13 Jan 2011 7:24:37 CST

House Ag Committee Chairman Lucas Likes Stands Taken By American Farm Bureau Rep. Frank Lucas, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement as the American Farm Bureau Federation concludes its 92nd annual meeting.


"I commend the American Farm Bureau Federation and all of its members for the work they do on behalf of Americaís farmers and ranchers. The Farm Bureau continues to be a strong advocate for our producers and continues to provide common sense solutions to the issues facing rural America.


"The resolutions AFBF passed during the annual meeting will serve as an important guide as we begin the process of reauthorizing the farm bill in 2012. We share a belief that a strong safety net for our farmers and ranchers is essential for producing an abundant and affordable food and fiber supply. The 2012 farm bill faces clear budget challenges and I encourage all involved to begin thinking about how we address these challenges in the most fiscally responsible way.



"I want to commend the Farm Bureau for taking a strong stance on one of the most significant issues facing American agriculture: the hostile regulatory approach of the EPA. As the new Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, I pledge to hold vigorous oversight of the administration on a number of issues that threaten the livelihoods of our farmers and ranchers.



"I welcome the Farm Bureauís continued efforts to rein in the EPAís aggressive attempt to impose new regulations on agricultural production throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, which has far reaching consequences for the entire U.S. We all support the goal of achieving clean water, but EPA is moving forward with accelerated and questionable regulations without considering the consequences for farmers and rural communities or without considering the ongoing conservation measures our producers are using to improve water quality.



"I am ready to work with the American Farm Bureau Federation, its members, and all others who are committed to ensuring the success of American agriculture and rural economies."




   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Soy Growers Welcome European Approval of New Biotech Traits  Sun, 24 Jul 2016 21:12:54 CDT
  • Latest Cattle on Feed Report Indicates a "Leaner and Meaner" Industry, Dr. Derrell Peel Explains  Sun, 24 Jul 2016 21:10:31 CDT
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 pm Friday, July 22, 2016  Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:16:39 CDT
  • Dr. Tom Field Shares His Vision for the Beef Industry at the Oklahoma Cattlemen's Convention  Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:53:36 CDT
  • Friday Afternoon Market Wrap-Up with Carson Horn  Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:10:25 CDT
  • Monsanto Hails Decision by EU to Allow Import Approval for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans  Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:40:14 CDT
  • Federal Reserve of KC Says Early Indications Point to Some Borrowers Struggling to Repay Loans  Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:19:12 CDT
  • We Have a Wheat Supply Problem, Not a Wheat Demand Problem, Kim Anderson Explains  Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:51:32 CDT

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Genetics Inc. Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit P&K Equipment Tulsa Farm Show Stillwater Milling American Farmers & Ranchers KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com


       
       
    © 2008-2016 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup

    WebReady powered by WireReady® NSI