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USDA undersecretary says help on the way for Oregon farmers reeling from disasters

WOODBURN, Ore. — Help is coming for Oregon farmers and ranchers who suffered through multiple natural disasters in 2021. Robert Bonnie, USDA undersecretary for farm production and conservation, paid ...

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Agriculture, Transportation & Infrastructure
Schrader Hosts USDA Secretary Vilsack, Under Secretary Bonnie, Oregon Agriculture and Forestry Leaders, Leads Discussions on Disaster Relief and Mitigation

Today, U.S. Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) was pleased to host U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack virtually and welcome U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Product...

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KOIN
Agriculture
USDA looks to do better by Oregon farmers

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Oregon farmers say they need more money from the federal government to cover the losses and damage caused by drought and climate change in the past year. Several farming and a...

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Agriculture
Schrader Announces Over $12 Million in USDA Grants to Strengthen Oregon’s Specialty Crop Industry

U.S. Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) is pleased to announce the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded nearly $12.5 million dollars in grants to support the research, recovery, resil...

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Agriculture
Schrader, Oregon Delegation Push Feds for More Relief Following Historic Wildfires, Droughts, Heat

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05), along with Oregon’s entire congressional delegation, joined with Western colleagues in the House and Senate today to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) t...

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Agri-Pulse
Agriculture, Transportation & Infrastructure
Biden infrastructure plan hits major rural needs, but short on detail, ag funding

President Joe Biden’s $2.7 trillion infrastructure plan would address some long-standing needs in rural America with substantial new funding for roads, bridges, waterways and broadband, but the plan ...

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H.R. 841
Agriculture
Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act

Rep. Schrader re-introduced the Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act, which would allow CBD and other hemp-derived products to lawfully be used in dietary supplem...

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H.R.8179
Agriculture, Small Business
Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act of 2020

Rep. Schrader introduced the Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act, which would allow CBD and other hemp-derived products to lawfully be used in dietary supplement...

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Agriculture, Immigration
Rep. Schrader Votes for Bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act

For Immediate Release December 11th, 2019 Contact: Larkin Parker, 202-225-5711 Rep. Schrader Votes for Bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR) v...

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Oregon First, Agriculture
Oregon Members Announce AVA Designation for Van Duzer Corridor

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05), along with Senators Ron Wyden, and Jeff Merkley and Reps. Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), announced the designation of Oregon’s Van Duzer Corri...

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