More on Agriculture

May 18, 2012

Thompson Agriculture Subcommittee Completes Final Farm Bill Reauthorization Hearing with Review of Energy & Forestry Programs

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, today held a hearing to receive input from agriculture stakeholders...

May 1, 2012

Centre County farmer testifies for congressional ag panel (Centre Daily Times)

The House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, headed by U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, convened the panel Thursday...

Apr 26, 2012

Thompson Subcommittee Moves to Next Stage in Farm Bill Reauthorization with Review of Conservation Title

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, today held a hearing to...

Apr 13, 2012

Collaborative Efforts Combating Invasive Species: Discussion on the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Earlier this week, I organized a forum on the topic of forest management and invasive species which was held at Penn State University...

Mar 27, 2012

Thompson Subcommittee Explores Ways to Improve U.S. Forest Health, Expand Timber Production, Rural Economic Growth

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy & Forestry, held a public hearing...

Mar 26, 2012

Thompson Announces Public Forum on Forestry in State College

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson today announced a forum on the topic of forest management and invasive species...

Mar 22, 2012

Hearing on President's FY 2013 Budget, Thompson Discusses U.S. Forest Service's Natural Gas Drilling Approval Notice Delays in ANF

The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held an oversight hearing to examine the job and economic impacts of the President’s...

Mar 8, 2012

Shake a farmer's hand, set aside the government's hammer (The Hill Newspaper)

National Agriculture Day is important for all of us, even for those who believe milk comes from convenience stores. Dr. Bruce McPheron, Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at the Pennsylvania State University, often says, “Though we often take it for granted...

Feb 22, 2012

Thompson Nominates Ken Kane of McKean County to Serve on National Forest System Land Management Planning Advisory Committee

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson has nominated Ken Kane, a native of McKean County, Pa., to serve as a member of the National Advisory Committee for Implementation of the National Forest...

Feb 2, 2012

Thompson Reacts to Forest Service Planning Rule

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Forest Service’s announcement of the Final Planning Rule...

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