I believe the private sector is the best champion of our farmers. Farmers in North Dakota do not need Washington instructing them on how to farm and care for their land. Ensuring crop insurance remains decoupled from conservation programs is a top priority for our farmers and ranchers. This, along with other appropriate programs, will provide a safeguard for the future of farming across America.
The Farm Bill is currently being considered in Congress. Below is a comparison between the versions proposed by the House and Senate.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced his public schedule of events for Monday, July 6, 2015: (Please note all times are local).
Monday, July 6
Minot Area Flood Protection Stakeholder Meeting
Minot City Hall
420 3rd Ave. SW
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer expressed concern after the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it was allowing the importation of beef from the Brazilian states of Bahia, Brasilia, Espirito Santo, Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Rondonia, Sao Paulo, Sergipe, and Tocantins.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 2088, the United States Grain Standards Act Reauthorization Act of 2015. H.R. 2088 reauthorizes provisions of the United States Grain Standards Act until September 30, 2020, and amends the act to provide a safeguard mechanism for grain inspection services in the event of an interruption of official inspection services.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer joined a majority of his colleagues to approve H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The EPA’s decision comes just two weeks after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer announced his support of U. S House of Representatives Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway’s, legislation to repeal the Country of Origin Labeling or COOL law. The legislation was introduced after the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled for the fourth time the COOL law violates international trade agreements.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Senator John Hoeven and Congressman Kevin Cramer, along with members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, today pledged to continue their support for a newly-designated FAA Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems that will research and develop technologies and policies for the use of unmanned aerial systems, or drones, in the United States.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer announced BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) have publicly filed weekly grain backlog status updates as required by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB). A summary of the reporting data specific to North Dakota for the last 10 weeks is below.
Number of outstanding cars
Average number of days late