More on Agriculture

Aug 15, 2012

U.S. Rep. Thompson, PA Farm Bureau President Emphasize Importance of Agriculture to Commonwealth’s Economic Strength

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) and Carl T. Shaffer, President of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, this week hosted a “Barnyard Discussion”...

Aug 6, 2012

Thompson To Join 4-H State Achievement Days for Opening of New Community Service Initiative

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson tomorrow will speak at 4-H State Achievement Days, a three-day educational program...

Jul 26, 2012

Thompson Co-Sponsored Government Litigation Reform Proposal Included in House-Passed Regulatory Reform Package

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support H.R. 4078, the Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act...

Jul 12, 2012

U.S. House Agriculture Committee Passes 2012 Farm Bill

The U.S. House Agriculture Committee early today passed H.R. 6083, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act, also known as the Farm Bill, which reforms the nation’s agriculture policies and saves more than $35 billion...

Jul 6, 2012

Federal lawmakers address biomass, biochemicals and biofuels (BIOMASS Magazine)

Another measure introduced by Reps. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., and Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., aims to modify the definition of biobased materials to include forest products in the USDA’s BioPreferred program...

Jul 6, 2012

Thompson Discusses Farm Bill Conservation Programs with AgriPulse

GOP Congressman talks about the 2012 farm bill that's expected to move forward in the House Agriculture Committee on July 11 and how he hopes to strengthen voluntary, conservation programs…

Jun 29, 2012

House Passes Highway Bill, Agreement Includes Dedicated Funding for Off-system Bridge Program

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support H.R. 4348, a bipartisan House-Senate Highway Bill agreement that reauthorizes federal highway and transportation programs...

Jun 21, 2012

Thompson Lauds Senate Passage of Farm Bill Reauthorization

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy & Forestry, issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed S. 3240...

Jun 13, 2012

Thompson Announces Agriculture Disaster Designations for Local Counties

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today was notified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack has agreed that there were sufficient production losses in Erie, Crawford, and Warren...

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