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ICYMI: Rouzer Hosts Farm Bill Stakeholder Roundtable

WASHINGTON, DC | Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC-07) hosted a Farm Bill Stakeholder Roundtable at Warren Farming Company in Newton Grove, North Carolina. Congressman Rouzer was joined by Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, Glenn "GT" Thompson (R-PA-15), Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA-01), Congressman Don Davis (D-NC-01), and Congressman Wiley Nickel (D-NC-13).

"Last week's Farm Bill roundtable brought an array of issues important to North Carolina farm families front and center for consideration as members of the House Agriculture Committee travel the country to hear firsthand from those who know best," said Rep. Rouzer. "I thank Chairman Thompson, my fellow members, and each stakeholder for their participation. I look forward to working with them to craft a new Farm Bill that will strengthen our farm safety net and address the needs of rural America so that we can continue to produce the world’s most abundant and affordable food supply.”

“Agriculture is the backbone of our nation, and we need to create a Farm Bill that empowers our farmers, ranchers, producers, and foresters," said Chairman Thompson. "I want to thank Rep. Rouzer for hosting this roundtable of diverse stakeholders. Their feedback is critical in crafting a Farm Bill that is responsive to the needs of our producers.”

“We appreciate Congressman Rouzer and Chairman Thompson hosting this stakeholder roundtable to listen to the perspectives from farmers and producers across the state's agriculture community," said NC Farm Bureau President Shawn Harding. "NC Farm Bureau looks forward to continuing to work with the members of the House Agriculture Committee and Congress to ensure the needs of our state's farm families are addressed in the next Farm Bill.”

Full list of stakeholder participants:

  • National Cotton Council

  • National Pork Producers Council

  • NC Agribusiness Council

  • NC Cattlemen's Association

  • NC Corngrowers Association

  • NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

  • NC Farm Bureau Federation

  • NC Grange

  • NC Growers Association

  • NC Peanut Growers

  • NC Pork Council

  • NC Sheep Producers Association

  • NC Soybean Producers Association

  • NC State University

  • NC SweetPotato Commission

  • Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina

  • US Tobacco Cooperative


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