Walz Named to Farm Bill Conference Committee
Committee members are responsible for crafting final Farm Bill legislation
Walz is the Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry
Washington, DC [9/26/13] – Today, Representative Tim Walz (D-Minn.), was named to the bipartisan, bicameral Farm Bill Conference Committee to work out a deal on a long-term Farm Bill that will give rural America certainty. Walz, Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, has been a strong advocate for agriculture and has consistently pushed leadership to move the Farm Bill to conference.
“Those that feed, clothe, and fuel the world need and deserve the certainty that a long-term Farm Bill brings,” Walz said. “While this process has taken far too long, I’m pleased the House has taken this step forward. Southern Minnesota is home to a proud agriculture community and I am honored and humbled to advocate on their behalf. I look forward to working with my colleagues in both the House and Senate to produce a bipartisan, long-term Farm Bill that will give certainty to producers and consumers.”