Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category

Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Nutrition
Issue Position: Working to Protect Vermont's Agricultural Traditions
Issue Position: Farmers and Agriculture
Feb. 26, 2015 Cochran, Leahy Lead on Improving USDA Farm to School Program
Feb. 25, 2015 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On the Introduction of the Farm to School Act of 2015
Jan. 12, 2015 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Final Signup Figures For New Dairy Margin Protection Program Show Majority of Vermont Dairy Farmers Are Taking Advantage Of Program
Jan. 12, 2015 Final Signup Figures for New Dairy Margin Protection Program Show Majority of Vermont Dairy Farmers are Taking Advantage of Program
Dec. 16, 2014 Leahy, Welch: Greater Protection Starts For Vermont's Fruit, Vegetable And Other Specialty Crop Growers
Dec. 4, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Thursday's Final Extension of Enrollment Deadline for New Dairy Insurance Program Will Further Help Vermont Farmers Weigh Their Options
Nov. 19, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Encourage Vermont Dairy Farmers to Enroll in New Dairy Safety Program
Oct. 29, 2014 Leahy Hails Extension Of Signup Deadline For New Dairy Price Insurance Program For Farmers
Oct. 3, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $278,631 Farm Bill Grant -- A Third Larger Than Last Year -- Will Support VT Specialty Crops
Oct. 1, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $594,645 Awarded Under Farm Bill To Help Promote Local Food Systems
Sept. 17, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: USDA Awards $658,175 In Research Grants for UVM
Sept. 12, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: VT Nets $2.3 Million For Rural Development
Sept. 4, 2014 Leahy, Welch Encourage Dairy Farmers To Sign Up For New Insurance Program
Sept. 4, 2014 Backgrounder From The Office Of Senator Patrick Leahy - The New Margin Protection Program For Dairy (MPP-Dairy)
Aug. 28, 2014 USDA Sec. Vilsack Visits Vermont
July 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Clarity Over the Clean Water Act
June 18, 2014 Leahy Announces Farm Bill Funds To Help Small Farmers With Organic Certification Costs
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 4, 2014 Reaction Of Senator Patrick Leahy To Senate Passage Of The Farm Bill
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014 -- Conference Report
Jan. 28, 2014 Leahy: Long Overdue Farm Bill Clears Conference On Monday Night
Dec. 20, 2013 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On the Farm Bill Conference Progress
Dec. 20, 2013 Farm Bill Conference
Nov. 22, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Urge Rewrite Of Food Safety Rules
Nov. 4, 2013 Addison County Independent - New Farm Bill Has Glimmer of Hope
Oct. 11, 2013 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy: End the Shutdown and Stop Hurting America's Farmers
Oct. 11, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013
July 11, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid, United States Senate - Farm Bill Separation
June 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew - Group of Senators Urge Appropriate Oversight of Proposed Smithfield Purchase
June 20, 2013 Letter to Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of Department of the Treasury - Smithfield Purchase
June 20, 2013 Reaction Of Senator Patrick Leahy To House Defeat Of The Farm Bill
June 18, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: REAP Zone Designation Nets NEK Nearly $1 M. To Create Jobs And Economic Opportunities
June 11, 2013 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), On Passage of The Senate Farm Bill, S. 954
June 10, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
June 10, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
June 10, 2013 Vermont Highlights Of The 2013 Farm Bill As Adopted By The U.S. Senate On June 10, 2013
June 10, 2013 Leahy and Sanders Herald New Dairy Program In Senate-Passed Farm Bill
May 21, 2013 Statement Of Senator Leahy (D-Vt.) The Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 Senate Floor
May 20, 2013 The Farm Bill
May 16, 2013 Leahy: MILC Payments Released For Vermont Dairy Farmers, Just In Time For Spring Planting
May 14, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee - Farm Bill Business Meeting
Jan. 16, 2013 The Leahy Letter -- January 2013
Jan. 1, 2013 Leahy Secures Key Additions To Dairy Safety Net In 'Cliff' Package
Dec. 21, 2012 The "Dairy Cliff"
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
Dec. 12, 2012 Leahy Slams House Leaders For Taking Farmers And Struggling Families Hostage In Farm Bill Standoff
Dec. 11, 2012 Executive Session
Skip to top
Back to top