Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


NASCOE Commends Committee Passage of Boswell-Crawford Amendment in Farm Bill

Fri, 13 Jul 2012 14:10:27 CDT

NASCOE Commends Committee Passage of Boswell-Crawford Amendment in Farm Bill
Just this week, the House Agriculture Committee passed an amendment to the 2012 Farm Bill offered by Representatives Leonard Boswell, D-Iowa, and Rick Crawford, R-Arkansas, that would prevent the Department of Agriculture from closing any Farm Service Agency (FSA) county offices until county workload assessments are completed. The National Association of FSA County Office Employees (NASCOE) appreciates Representatives Boswell and Crawford bipartisan leadership and applauds the full committee for including this amendment in the final bill.

NASCOE President John Lohr stated, "On behalf of the NASCOE membership, I would like to thank Congressmen Boswell and Crawford for their leadership in assuring that Farm Service Agency office closures are conducted in a manner that includes a full review of the workload in those offices, accessibility for farmers and ranchers, and provide that no region of the United States is underserved. NASCOE has long advocated a businesslike review for any office closures that allows stakeholder input, not random closures that disproportionately impact certain regions of the U.S. and provide little practical savings."

Lohr continues, "The Boswell and Crawford amendment is a positive step forward in putting common sense in the office closure process. We must now turn our attention to encouraging the House to pass this Farm Bill with this language included and work to ensure this language is included in the Bill that makes it out of the joint House and Senate Conference Committee."


   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Oklahoma Youth Expo Sale of Champions Sale Order Available Here- Sale Set for 4 PM Friday  Fri, 17 Mar 2023 04:50:54 CDT
  • Rural Voters Dominated Vote to Defeat Recreational Marijuana March 7th  Fri, 10 Mar 2023 07:13:05 CST
  • Ron Hays Talks to Israeli Ag Tour Guide Colin Lotzof About the Miraclel of Ag in Israel  Wed, 22 Feb 2023 22:11:04 CST
  • OALP Members Experience First Hand View of Cutting Edge Drip Irrigation Technology as Israel Travel Ends  Wed, 22 Feb 2023 10:51:49 CST
  • OALP Members Get First Hand View of Cutting Edge Drip Irrigation Technology as Israel Travel Ends  Wed, 22 Feb 2023 10:50:10 CST
  • Oklahoma Ag Leadership Program Sees Fruit, Beef and Dairy Production North of the Sea of Galilee in Israel  Mon, 20 Feb 2023 21:56:02 CST
  • Oklahoma Ag Leadership Program Sees Diverse Farm Operations in Jordan River Valley of Israel  Sun, 19 Feb 2023 21:17:30 CST
  • Israeli Tour Guide Mark Kedem Talks About The Cultural Aspects of What Class XX of OALP is Experiencing   Sat, 18 Feb 2023 22:17:23 CST

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Oklahoma Beef council Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit Ag Mediation Program P&K Equipment Oklahoma City Farm Show Union Mutual Stillwater Milling Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association KIS FUTURES, INC.
       
       
       

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com

    © 2008-2024 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.