House Committee on Agriculture

The House Committee on Agriculture has jurisdiction over federal agriculture policy and oversight of some federal agencies, and it can recommend funding appropriations for various governmental agencies, programs, and activities, as defined by House rules. (source)

http://agriculture.house.gov/

Chairman:
Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX11]
Ranking Member:
Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN7]
Republicans:
26
Democrats:
19

The chairman 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.

Track Committee

Committee Members

Chairman
Michael Conaway
TX-11
Republican
Ranking Member
Collin Peterson
MN-7
Democrat
General ...
Eric “Rick” Crawford
AR-1
Republican
Biotechnology, ...
Rodney Davis
IL-13
Republican
Livestock ...
David Rouzer
NC-7
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
Commodity ...
Austin Scott
GA-8
Republican
Conservation ...
Glenn Thompson
PA-5
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry
Nutrition
Jackie Walorski
IN-2
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Nutrition
Ralph Abraham
LA-5
Republican
Alma Adams
NC-12
Democrat
Pete Aguilar
CA-31
Democrat
Rick Allen
GA-12
Republican
Brad Ashford
NE-2
Democrat
Dan Benishek
MI-1
Republican
Mike Bost
IL-12
Republican
Cheri Bustos
IL-17
Democrat
Jim Costa
CA-16
Democrat
Suzan DelBene
WA-1
Democrat
Jeff Denham
CA-10
Republican
Scott DesJarlais
TN-4
Republican
Tom Emmer
MN-6
Republican
Marcia Fudge
OH-11
Democrat
Bob Gibbs
OH-7
Republican
Christopher Gibson
NY-19
Republican
Bob Goodlatte
VA-6
Republican
Gwen Graham
FL-2
Democrat
Vicky Hartzler
MO-4
Republican
Steve King
IA-4
Republican
Ann Kirkpatrick
AZ-1
Democrat
Ann Kuster
NH-2
Democrat
Doug LaMalfa
CA-1
Republican
Frank Lucas
OK-3
Republican
Michelle Lujan Grisham
NM-1
Democrat
Sean Maloney
NY-18
Democrat
James “Jim” McGovern
MA-2
Democrat
John Moolenaar
MI-4
Republican
Randy Neugebauer
TX-19
Republican
Dan Newhouse
WA-4
Republican
Richard Nolan
MN-8
Democrat
Stacey Plaskett
Virgin Islands
Democrat
Mike Rogers
AL-3
Republican
David Scott
GA-13
Democrat
Filemon Vela
TX-34
Democrat
Timothy Walz
MN-1
Democrat
Ted Yoho
FL-3
Republican

Committee Bills

Browse 95 bills referred to this committee.

Recent Activity

Committee Meeting

House Committee on Agriculture Meeting

H.R. 2393, a bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to repeal country of origin labeling requirements with respect to beef, pork, and poultry, and for other purposes; and H.R. 2394, the National Forest Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2015 (Location: LHOB 1300)

Check out our new committee meeting calendar.

May 20, 2015 10 a.m.