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Kurt Schrader's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 5, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Independent for U.S. House - District 5
Date Title
Sept. 20, 2016 Agriculture Department Clarifies Hemp Growing Guidance for U.S. Farmers
July 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers
June 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Steny Hoyer, House Minority Whip, United States House of Representatives - S.J.Res. 28
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services - Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays
May 23, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Warning USDA of Uncertainty, Potential Trade Disruptions in Proposed Biotech Revisions
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Agriculture
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp
Nov. 10, 2015 Schrader to Travel to Cuba on Agricultural Congressional Delegation
Nov. 5, 2015 Members of Oregon Delegation Welcome OSU Progress on Hemp Research
Oct. 21, 2015 Bonamici and Schrader Announce USDA Grant for "Invest Locally Initiative"
Sept. 24, 2015 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador to U.S. Trade Representative - Urging Fair Trade with China for U.S. Alfalfa Exporters
Aug. 10, 2015 Letter to Katy Coba, Oregon Department of Agriculture and Daniel J. Arp, Oregon State University - Hemp Research
July 23, 2015 Schrader Urges Passage of Safe Food Labeling Act
March 26, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures
Feb. 2, 2015 Schrader Announces $664,000 USDA Grant for OSU
Jan. 22, 2015 Schrader Praises "Hot Goods" Settlement with Oregon Blueberry Growers
Oct. 14, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Ensure PILT and SRS Included in 2015 Budget
Sept. 24, 2014 Statement: Tour of Three Rivers Farm
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 9, 2014 Subcommittee Highlights the Benefits of Biotechnology
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 4, 2014 Subcommittee Recognizes Contributions of Cooperative Extension Service to Agriculture, Youth Development & Rural Communities
Feb. 4, 2014 Schrader Praises Senate Passage of 2014 Farm Bill
Jan. 29, 2014 Schrader Praises House Passage of Farm Bill
Jan. 29, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
Jan. 17, 2014 Schrader Praises Ruling on Labor Department's "Hot Goods" Cases
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbit Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Allow Institutions of Higher Education to be able to Grow and Cultivate Hemp for Research Purposes
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, United States House of Represenatives - Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
May 31, 2013 Newsletter - A Congressional Update from Congressman Schrader
May 17, 2013 Ore. Rep Schrader Prompts GOP Debate to Embrace Organic Farming
May 16, 2013 Christmas Tree Growers See Hope for Sales Program After 18 Months of Political Purgatory in D.C.
May 16, 2013 Schrader Strengthens Oregon Agriculture Competitiveness in Farm Bill Mark-Up
April 11, 2013 Reps. Tom Graves, Schrader Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Protect Agriculture, Food Processing and Pest Control Industries From New EPA Regulation
March 4, 2013 House Lawmakers Push to End Extra Permit Requirement for Ag Producers
Nov. 28, 2012 November Survey
Oct. 31, 2012 Letter to Ministers Suswono and Wirjawan
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
July 6, 2012 The Oregonian - Farm Bill Can Work for Real Agriculture Reform in the 21st Century
June 16, 2012 The Oregonian - Local Food Summit's Missing Ingredient: Congress
June 12, 2012 The Hill - Make Egg Production More Humane
May 31, 2012 Schrader, Thompson Introduce Forest Products Fairness Act of 2012
March 6, 2012 Paving the Way for the Future of American Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Agriculture and Rural Investment
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