More on Agriculture

Aug 7, 2014

Thompson and PA Agriculture Secretary Greig to Host Public Policy Forum During Ag Progress Days 2014

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry, and Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Secretary George Greig...

Aug 6, 2014

Rep. Thompson: USDA Inclusion of Wood Products in BioPreferred Program will Strengthen Forestry Economy

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a final rule eliminating the restrictions on including mature market wood products in...

Jun 24, 2014

Federal Agency Reexamines Endangered Species Listing Following Thompson-Led Effort

Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced it will extend for six months the deadline on its decision whether to list the northern long-eared bat as endangered...

Jun 23, 2014

Pennsylvania Congressmen: Latest EPA Overreach Will Devastate Pennsylvania Farmers

Members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation are working to protect Pennsylvania farmers by fighting back against another regulatory overreach...

Jun 19, 2014

Thompson Subcommittee Hearing Examines Threat Posed to Agriculture by EPA Water Rule

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R-PA), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to review...

Apr 17, 2014

Thompson Announces Beginning of Sign-Up for USDA Disaster Assistance Programs Restored Under Farm Bill

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, PA-5, announced that eligible farmers can now sign up for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) disaster assistance...

Apr 14, 2014

Thompson Announces Agriculture Grant Opportunities for Beginning Farmers

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today announced a grant opportunity to help train and educate the next generation of agricultural producers...

Mar 26, 2014

Thompson Agriculture Oversight Hearing Exposes Widespread Abuse of Taxpayer Funded Lawsuits

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry...

Feb 27, 2014

Thompson Receives National Recognition for Work in Agriculture

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) has been recognized for his work on behalf of American farm families with the Golden Plow Award, which is the highest honor...

Feb 21, 2014

Farmers, Foresters, Conservationists and Researchers Praise Reforms Under Recently Passed Farm Bill

On February 7, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Agricultural Act of 2014, the five-year Farm Bill re-authorization that passed Congress with bipartisan support and reduces annual budget deficits...

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