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Ron Wyden's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Jan. 19, 2017 Wyden, Murray Praise USTR Decision to Challenge Discriminatory Rules Regarding Sale of American Wine in British Columbia
Dec. 15, 2016 USTR News: United States Challenges Chinese Grain Tariff Rate Quotas for Rice, Wheat, and Corn
Oct. 27, 2016 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Louis J. Milione, Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency, and Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Call to Address Provisions of the "Statement of Principles on Industrial Hemp"
Oct. 20, 2016 Letter to Senate Committee Leaders - Unlock Federal Funds for U.S. Dairy Farmers Struggling with Historically Low Milk Prices
Oct. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Office Management and Budget - Urging Support For USDA's Efforts To Ramp Up Help To Struggling Dairy Farmers
July 29, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers from the Dairy Industry Financial Crisis
July 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers
July 11, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Rural Communication Networks
June 30, 2016 Blumenthal, Schatz, Wyden, Merkley, Booker Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Reduce Food Waste
June 9, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2017
June 9, 2016 Wyden, Merkley Introduce Mineral Withdrawal Bill
April 28, 2016 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 3, 2016 Hemp Is the Future! (and Also the Past.)
Jan. 20, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Vilsack, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture - Stand Up for GMO-Free Alfalfa Farmers Exporting To China
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp
Nov. 18, 2015 Wyden, Merkley Announce Farm-to-School Grants in Oregon
Nov. 5, 2015 Members of Oregon Delegation Welcome OSU Progress on Hemp Research
Oct. 27, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Invest in Research to Support Wisconsin Farmers
Aug. 10, 2015 Letter to Katy Coba, Oregon Department of Agriculture and Daniel J. Arp, Oregon State University - Hemp Research
July 23, 2015 Wyden Voices Support for Hoeven-Stabenow Voluntary Country-of-Origin Labeling Bill
April 23, 2015 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Conservation Reserve Program
March 18, 2015 Wyden Praises U.S. Enforcement Action Against Unfair Indonesian Trade Barriers
Feb. 11, 2015 Wyden: Oregon Cidermakers, Brewers, Vintners, and Distillers Would Benefit from Bills Heading to Senate Floor
Feb. 9, 2015 Wyden Lauds Proposed Wine Rules
Jan. 8, 2015 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Roll Back Hemp Restrictions
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Agriculture
Oct. 14, 2014 Senators Wyden and Carper Welcome WTO Decision Upholding US Farmer's Access to Indian Market
July 30, 2014 Hermiston Ag Research Bill Moves Forward in Committee
May 2, 2014 Merkley and Wyden Announce $11 Million for Upper Klamath Basin
May 1, 2014 Wyden Urges Congress to Reform Wildfire Funding Ahead of Fire Season
April 25, 2014 Wyden Welcomes FDA's Common-Sense Pledge to Revise Flawed Rule on Brewers' Spent Grains
Feb. 4, 2014 Wyden Applauds Passage of Farm Bill
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Protect Agricultural Exports in New International Trade Agreement
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
July 11, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid, United States Senate - Farm Bill Separation
June 10, 2013 Farm Bill Includes Wyden Provisions to Fight Hunger and Bring Local Food to Schools
May 16, 2013 Schrader Strengthens Oregon Agriculture Competitiveness in Farm Bill Mark-Up
May 9, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Department of the Interior, and Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Emergency Grazing Rights on Federal Land in Southeastern and South Central Oregon
April 25, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - On Drought Issues
April 16, 2013 Wyden Grills Forest Service Chief on Timber Harvests, Secure Rural Schools
April 10, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 13, 2013 Senators Introduce Capitol Construction Fund Reforms for Fishermen
Feb. 14, 2013 Senators Seek to Lift Restrictions on Industrial Hemp
Feb. 4, 2013 Senators Seek to Lift Restrictions on Industrial Hemp
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts - Energy Production
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Six Months After the Senate Passed a Bipartisan Jobs Bill, The House Has Failed to Act
Sept. 19, 2012 Senators Merkley and Wyden Testify on Crooked River Legislation Before Senate Committee
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
Aug. 3, 2012 Letter to Debbie Stabenow and The Honorable Pat Roberts, Chairwoman and Ranking Member of Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry
Aug. 2, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Direct Task Force to Report on the Severity of the Drought
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