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*113th Congress Chair: [[Glenn Thompson]] (PA-5)
 
*113th Congress Chair: [[Glenn Thompson]] (PA-5)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Glenn Thompson]] (PA-5)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Glenn Thompson]] (PA-5)
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{{Subcommittee members, 2013-2014
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|Committee1=Conservation, Energy, and Forestry Subcommittee
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|year=2013-2014
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|Rep1=Glenn Thompson
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|gopstate1=Pennsylvania
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|gopleader1=Chair
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|Rep2=Mike Rogers (Alabama) {{!}}Mike Rogers
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|gopstate2=Alabama
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|Rep3=Bob Gibbs
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|gopstate3=Ohio
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|Rep4=Scott Tipton
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|gopstate4=Colorado
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|Rep5=Rick Crawford (Arkansas){{!}}Rick Crawford
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|gopstate5=Arkansas
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|Rep6=Martha Roby
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|gopstate6=Alabama
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|Rep7=Reid Ribble
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|gopstate7=Wisconsin
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|Rep8=Kristi Noem
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|gopstate8=South Dakota
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|Rep9=Dan Benishek
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|gopstate9=Michigan
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|Dem1=Tim Walz
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|demstate1=Minnesota
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|demleader1=Ranking member
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|Dem2=Gloria Negrete McLeod
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|demstate2=California
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|Dem3=Ann Kuster
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|demstate3=New Hampshire
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|Dem4=Rick Nolan
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|demstate4=Minnesota
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|Dem5=Mike McIntyre
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|demstate5=North Carolina
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|Dem6=Kurt Schrader
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|demstate6=Oregon
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|Dem7=Suzan DelBene
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|demstate7=Washington
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}}
 
===Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition===
 
===Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition===
 
Jurisdiction: Agency oversight, review and analysis, special investigations, and agricultural credit.<ref name="subs"/>
 
Jurisdiction: Agency oversight, review and analysis, special investigations, and agricultural credit.<ref name="subs"/>
 
*113th Congress Chair: [[Steve King (Iowa)|Steve King]] (IA-5)
 
*113th Congress Chair: [[Steve King (Iowa)|Steve King]] (IA-5)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Jeff Fortenberry]] (NE-1)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Jeff Fortenberry]] (NE-1)
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{{Subcommittee members, 2013-2014
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|Collapse=Yes
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|Committee1=Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition Subcommittee
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|year=2013-2014
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|Rep1=Steve King (Iowa){{!}} Steve King
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|gopstate1=Iowa
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|gopleader1=Chair
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|Rep2=Bob Goodlatte
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|gopstate2=Virginia
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|Rep3=Bob Gibbs
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|gopstate3=Ohio
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|Rep4=Austin Scott
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|gopstate4=Georgia
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|Rep5=Martha Roby
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|gopstate5=Alabama
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|Rep6=Stephen Lee Fincher
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|gopstate6=Tennessee
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|Dem1=Marcia Fudge
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|demstate1=Ohio
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|demleader1=Ranking member
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|Dem2=Jim McGovern
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|demstate2=Massachusetts
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|Dem3=Michelle Lujan Grisham
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|demstate3=New Mexico
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|Dem4=Gloria Negrete McLeod
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|demstate4=California
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}}
 
===General Farm Commodities and Risk Management===
 
===General Farm Commodities and Risk Management===
 
Jurisdiction: Program and markets related to cotton, cottonseed, wheat, feed grains, soybeans, oilseeds, rice, dry beans, peas, lentils, the Commodity Credit Corporation, risk management, including crop insurance, commodity exchanges, and specialty crops.<ref name="subs"/>
 
Jurisdiction: Program and markets related to cotton, cottonseed, wheat, feed grains, soybeans, oilseeds, rice, dry beans, peas, lentils, the Commodity Credit Corporation, risk management, including crop insurance, commodity exchanges, and specialty crops.<ref name="subs"/>
 
*113th Congress Chair: [[Michael Conaway]] (TX-11)
 
*113th Congress Chair: [[Michael Conaway]] (TX-11)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Michael Conaway]] (TX-11)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Michael Conaway]] (TX-11)
===Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit===
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{{Subcommittee members, 2013-2014
Jurisdiction: Livestock, dairy, poultry, meat, seafood and seafood products, inspection, marketing, and promotion of such commodities, aquaculture, animal welfare, and grazing.<ref name="subs"/>
+
|Collapse=Yes
*113th Congress Chair: [[Rick Crawford (Arkansas)|Rick Crawford]] (AR-1)
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|Committee1=General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee
*112th Congress Chair: [[Tom Rooney]] (FL-16)
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|year=2013-2014
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|Rep1=Michael Conaway
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|gopstate1=Texas
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|gopleader1=Chair
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|Rep2=Randy Neugebauer
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|gopstate2=Texas
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|Rep3=Mike Rogers (Alabama){{!}}Mike Rogers
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|gopstate3=Alabama
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|Rep4=Bob Gibbs
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|gopstate4=Ohio
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|Rep5=Austin Scott
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|gopstate5=Georgia
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|Rep6=Rick Crawford (Arkansas){{!}}Rick Crawford
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|gopstate6=Arkansas
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|Rep7=Martha Roby
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|gopstate7=Alabama
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|Rep8=Chris Gibson
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|gopstate8=New York
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|Rep9=Vicky Hartzler
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|gopstate9=Missouri
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|Rep10=Kristi Noem
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|gopstate10=South Dakota
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|Rep11=Dan Benishek
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|gopstate11=Michigan
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|Rep12=Doug LaMalfa
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|gopstate12=California
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|Rep13=Richard Hudson
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|gopstate13=North Carolina
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|Rep14=Rodney Davis (Illinois){{!}}Rodney Davis
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|gopstate14=Illinois
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|Rep15=Chris Collins
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|gopstate15=New York
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|Dem1=David Scott (Georgia){{!}}David Scott
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|demstate1=Georgia
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|demleader1=Ranking member
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|Dem2=Filemon Vela
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|demstate2=Texas
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|Dem3=Pete Gallego
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|demstate3=Texas
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|Dem4=William Enyart
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|demstate4=Illinois
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|Dem5=Juan Vargas
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|demstate5=California
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|Dem6=Cheri Bustos
 +
|demstate6=Illinois
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|Dem7=Sean Maloney
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|demstate7=New York
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|Dem8=Tim Walz
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|demstate8=Minnesota
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|Dem9=Gloria Negrete McLeod
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|demstate9=California
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|Dem10=Jim Costa
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|demstate10=California
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|Dem11=John Garamendi
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|demstate11=California
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}}
 
===Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture===
 
===Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture===
 
Jurisdiction: Rural Development, farm security and family farming matters, biotechnology, foreign agriculture assistance, and trade promotion programs, generally.<ref name="subs"/>
 
Jurisdiction: Rural Development, farm security and family farming matters, biotechnology, foreign agriculture assistance, and trade promotion programs, generally.<ref name="subs"/>
 
*113th Congress Chair: [[Austin Scott]] (GA-8)
 
*113th Congress Chair: [[Austin Scott]] (GA-8)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Timothy Johnson]] (IL-15)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Timothy Johnson]] (IL-15)
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{{Subcommittee members, 2013-2014
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|Collapse=Yes
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|Committee1=Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee
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|year=2013-2014
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|Rep1=Austin Scott
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|gopstate1=Georgia
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|gopleader1=Chair
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|Rep2=Vicky Hartzler
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|gopstate2=Missouri
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|Rep3=Jeff Denham
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|gopstate3=California
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|Rep4=Stephen Lee Fincher
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|gopstate4=Tennessee
 +
|Rep5=Doug LaMalfa
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|gopstate5=California
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|Rep6=Rodney Davis (Illinois){{!}}Rodney Davis
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|gopstate6=Illinois
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|Rep7=Chris Collins
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|gopstate7=New York
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|Rep8=Ted Yoho
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|gopstate8=Florida
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|Dem1=Kurt Schrader
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|demstate1=Oregon
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|demleader1=Ranking member
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|Dem2=Suzan DelBene
 +
|demstate2=Washington
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|Dem3=Jim Costa
 +
|demstate3=California
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|Dem4=Marcia Fudge
 +
|demstate4=Ohio
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|Dem5=Ann Kuster
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|demstate5=New Hampshire
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|Dem6=Juan Vargas
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|demstate6=California
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|Dem7=Sean Maloney
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|demstate7=New York
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}}
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===Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit===
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Jurisdiction: Livestock, dairy, poultry, meat, seafood and seafood products, inspection, marketing, and promotion of such commodities, aquaculture, animal welfare, and grazing.<ref name="subs"/>
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*113th Congress Chair: [[Rick Crawford (Arkansas)|Rick Crawford]] (AR-1)
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*112th Congress Chair: [[Tom Rooney]] (FL-16)
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{{Subcommittee members, 2013-2014
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|Collapse=Yes
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|Committee1=Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit Subcommittee
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|year=2013-2014
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|Rep1=Rick Crawford (Arkansas){{!}}Rick Crawford
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|gopstate1=Arkansas
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|gopleader1=Chair
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|Rep2=Bob Goodlatte
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|gopstate2=Virginia
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|Rep3=Steve King (Iowa){{!}}Steve King
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|gopstate3=Iowa
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|Rep4=Randy Neugebauer
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|gopstate4=Texas
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|Rep5=Mike Rogers (Alabama){{!}}Mike Rogers
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|gopstate5=Alabama
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|Rep6=Michael Conaway
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|gopstate6=Texas
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|Rep7=Glenn Thompson
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|gopstate7=Pennsylvania
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|Rep8=Scott DesJarlais
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|gopstate8=Tennessee
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|Rep9=Chris Gibson
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|gopstate9=New York
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|Rep10= Reid Ribble
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|gopstate10=Wisconsin
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|Rep11=Jeff Denham
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|gopstate11=California
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|Rep12=Richard Hudson
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|gopstate12=North Carolina
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|Rep13=Ted Yoho
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|gopstate13=Florida
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|Dem1=Jim Costa
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|demstate1=California
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|demleader1=Ranking member
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|Dem2=Mike McIntyre
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|demstate2=North Carolina
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|Dem3=David Scott
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|demstate3=Georgia
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|Dem4=Filemon Vela
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|demstate4=Texas
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|Dem5=Michelle Lujan Grisham
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|demstate5=New Mexico
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|Dem6=Pete Gallego
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|demstate6=Texas
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|Dem7=William Enyart
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|demstate7=Illinois
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|Dem8=Cheri Bustos
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|demstate8=Illinois
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|Dem9=Kurt Schrader
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|demstate9=Oregon
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|Dem10=Rick Nolan
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|demstate10=Minnesota
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|Dem11=Joe Courtney
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|demstate11=Connecticut
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}}
  
 
==Jurisdiction==
 
==Jurisdiction==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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{{submit a link}}
 
*[http://agriculture.house.gov/ Official House Page]
 
*[http://agriculture.house.gov/ Official House Page]
 
*[http://democrats.agriculture.house.gov/ Committee Minority House Page]
 
*[http://democrats.agriculture.house.gov/ Committee Minority House Page]
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*[http://twitter.com/HouseAgNews Official Committee Twitter Page]
 
*[http://twitter.com/HouseAgNews Official Committee Twitter Page]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/user/AgRepublicans Official Committee Youtube Channel]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/user/AgRepublicans Official Committee Youtube Channel]
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*[http://www.congressmerge.com/onlinedb/cgi-bin/newcommittee.cgi?site=congressmerge&lang=&commcode=hag Committee Profile at ''Congress Merge'']
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*[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/committees/HSAG Committee profile on ''Govtrack]
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*[http://www.legistorm.com/office/House_Agriculture_Committee/1039.html Committee profile on ''Legistorm'']
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

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U.S. House Committees
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Background
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The United States House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture is a standing committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.

The committee was created on May 3, 1820. At the time there were 213 total House representatives and a country population of 9 million. The inaugural committee was chaired by Thomas Forrest.[1]

Leadership

113th congress

Frank Lucas (R) retained his role as committee chair in the 113th Congress.[2]

112th congress

The committee chair in the 112th Congress was Frank Lucas (R).

Membership

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

Committee on Agriculture Members, 2013-2014
Democratic members (21)Republican members (25)
Collin Peterson (Minnesota) Ranking memberFrank D. Lucas (Oklahoma) Chair
Mike McIntyre (North Carolina) Bob Goodlatte (Virginia) Vice Chair
David Scott (Georgia) Steve King (Iowa)
Jim Costa (California) Randy Neugebauer (Texas)
Tim Walz (Minnesota) Mike Rogers (Alabama)
Kurt Schrader (Oregon) Michael Conaway (Texas)
Marcia L. Fudge (Ohio) Glenn Thompson (Pennsylvania)
Jim McGovern (Massachusetts) Bob Gibbs (Ohio)
Suzan DelBene (Washington) Austin Scott (Georgia)
Gloria Negrete McLeod (California) Scott Tipton (Colorado)
Filemon Vela (Texas) Rick Crawford (Arkansas)
Michelle Lujan Grisham (New Mexico) Martha Roby (Alabama)
Ann McLane Kuster (New Hampshire) Scott DesJarlais (Tennessee)
Rick Nolan (Minnesota) Chris Gibson (New York)
Pete Gallego (Texas) Vicky Hartzler (Missouri)
Bill Enyart (Illinois) Reid Ribble (Wisconsin)
Juan Vargas (California) Kristi Noem (South Dakota)
Cheri Bustos (Illinois) Dan Benishek (Michigan)
Sean Maloney (New York) Jeff Denham (California)
Joe Courtney (Connecticut) Stephen Lee Fincher (Tennessee)
John Garamendi (California) Doug LaMalfa (California)
Richard Hudson (North Carolina)
Rodney Davis (Illinois)
Chris Collins (New York)
Ted Yoho (Florida)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Subcommittees

Conservation, Energy, and Forestry

Jurisdiction: Soil, water, and resource conservation, small watershed program, energy and biobased energy production, rural electrification, forestry in general and forest reserves other than those created from the public domain.[3]

Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition

Jurisdiction: Agency oversight, review and analysis, special investigations, and agricultural credit.[3]

General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

Jurisdiction: Program and markets related to cotton, cottonseed, wheat, feed grains, soybeans, oilseeds, rice, dry beans, peas, lentils, the Commodity Credit Corporation, risk management, including crop insurance, commodity exchanges, and specialty crops.[3]

Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture

Jurisdiction: Rural Development, farm security and family farming matters, biotechnology, foreign agriculture assistance, and trade promotion programs, generally.[3]

Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit

Jurisdiction: Livestock, dairy, poultry, meat, seafood and seafood products, inspection, marketing, and promotion of such commodities, aquaculture, animal welfare, and grazing.[3]

Jurisdiction

According to the official House website, the jurisdiction of the Agriculture committee includes the following:

  1. Adulteration of seeds, insect pests, and protection of birds and animals in forest reserves.
  2. Agriculture generally.
  3. Agricultural and industrial chemistry.
  4. Agricultural colleges and experiment stations.
  5. Agricultural economics and research.
  6. Agricultural education extension services.
  7. Agricultural production and marketing and stabilization of prices of agricultural products, and commodities (not including distribution outside of the United States).
  8. Animal industry and diseases of animals.
  9. Commodity exchanges.
  10. Crop insurance and soil conservation.
  11. Dairy industry.
  12. Entomology and plant quarantine.
  13. Extension of farm credit and farm security.
  14. Inspection of livestock, poultry, meat products, and seafood and seafood products.
  15. Forestry in general, and forest reserves other than those created from the public domain.
  16. Human nutrition and home economics.
  17. Plant industry, soils, and agricultural engineering.
  18. Rural electrification.
  19. Rural development.
  20. Water conservation related to activities of the Department of Agriculture.

Contact

1301 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Phone: 202-225-2171
Fax: 202-225-0917

See also

External links

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