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House Committee on Agriculture

The House Committee on Agriculture has legislative jurisdiction over agriculture, food, rural development, and forestry. Any legislation relevant to those topics is referred to the committee for review before moving to the House floor. The committee is also responsible for reporting studies back to the House. (source)

http://agriculture.house.gov/

Chair:
Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX11]
Ranking Member:
Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN7]
Republicans:
26
Democrats:
20

The chair is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party.

The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Members

Portrait of Michael Conaway
Chair
Michael Conaway
TX-11
Republican
Portrait of Collin Peterson
Ranking Member
Collin Peterson
MN-7
Democrat
Portrait of Eric “Rick” Crawford
General ...
Eric “Rick” Crawford
AR-1
Republican
Portrait of Rodney Davis
Biotechnology, ...
Rodney Davis
IL-13
Republican
Portrait of Frank Lucas
Conservation ...
Frank Lucas
OK-3
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry
Portrait of David Rouzer
Livestock ...
David Rouzer
NC-7
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
Portrait of Austin Scott
Commodity ...
Austin Scott
GA-8
Republican
Portrait of Glenn Thompson
Nutrition
Glenn Thompson
PA-5
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Nutrition
Portrait of Jim Costa
Livestock ...
Jim Costa
CA-16
Democrat
Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
Portrait of Marcia Fudge
Conservation ...
Marcia Fudge
OH-11
Democrat
Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry
Portrait of Michelle Lujan Grisham
Biotechnology, ...
Michelle Lujan Grisham
NM-1
Democrat
Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research
Portrait of James “Jim” McGovern
Nutrition
James “Jim” McGovern
MA-2
Democrat
Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Nutrition
Portrait of Richard Nolan
General ...
Richard Nolan
MN-8
Democrat
Ranking Member, Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
Portrait of David Scott
Commodity ...
David Scott
GA-13
Democrat
Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit
Portrait of Ralph Abraham
Ralph Abraham
LA-5
Republican
Portrait of Alma Adams
Alma Adams
NC-12
Democrat
Portrait of Rick Allen
Rick Allen
GA-12
Republican
Portrait of Jodey Arrington
Jodey Arrington
TX-19
Republican
Portrait of Don Bacon
Don Bacon
NE-2
Republican
Portrait of Lisa Blunt Rochester
Lisa Blunt Rochester
Delaware
Democrat
Portrait of Mike Bost
Mike Bost
IL-12
Republican
Portrait of Cheri Bustos
Cheri Bustos
IL-17
Democrat
Portrait of James Comer
James Comer
KY-1
Republican
Portrait of Jeff Denham
Jeff Denham
CA-10
Republican
Portrait of Scott DesJarlais
Scott DesJarlais
TN-4
Republican
Portrait of Neal Dunn
Neal Dunn
FL-2
Republican
Portrait of Dwight Evans
Dwight Evans
PA-2
Democrat
Portrait of John Faso
John Faso
NY-19
Republican
Portrait of Bob Gibbs
Bob Gibbs
OH-7
Republican
Portrait of Bob Goodlatte
Bob Goodlatte
VA-6
Republican
Portrait of Vicky Hartzler
Vicky Hartzler
MO-4
Republican
Portrait of Trent Kelly
Trent Kelly
MS-1
Republican
Portrait of Steve King
Steve King
IA-4
Republican
Portrait of Ann Kuster
Ann Kuster
NH-2
Democrat
Portrait of Doug LaMalfa
Doug LaMalfa
CA-1
Republican
Portrait of Al Lawson
Al Lawson
FL-5
Democrat
Portrait of Sean Maloney
Sean Maloney
NY-18
Democrat
Portrait of Roger Marshall
Roger Marshall
KS-1
Republican
Portrait of Tom O’Halleran
Tom O’Halleran
AZ-1
Democrat
Portrait of Jimmy Panetta
Jimmy Panetta
CA-20
Democrat
Portrait of Stacey Plaskett
Stacey Plaskett
Virgin Islands
Democrat
Portrait of Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers
AL-3
Republican
Portrait of Darren Soto
Darren Soto
FL-9
Democrat
Portrait of Filemon Vela
Filemon Vela
TX-34
Democrat
Portrait of Timothy Walz
Timothy Walz
MN-1
Democrat
Portrait of Ted Yoho
Ted Yoho
FL-3
Republican

Bills

There are 153 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100: