Congressman Ted Yoho

Representing the 3rd District of Florida
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Agriculture

Agriculture represents the second-largest industry in Florida.  For a state as large and dynamic as ours, this means agriculture impacts a lot of people--and a lot of jobs.

As Florida's only voice on the House Committee on Agriculture, I am committed to putting my 30 years of experience working directly with farmers as a large-animal veterinarian to work for you.

More on Agriculture

Sep 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, spoke at the 11th Agricultural Trade Goodwill Mission between Taiwan to the United States.

Taiwan is America’s 10th largest trading partner and the 8th largest export market for American agriculture products. Today’s ceremony solidifies Taiwan’s commitment to purchase 360 million bushels of U.S. grain at an estimated value of more than $2.8 billion.

Congressman Yoho released the following statement:

Jun 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to repeal the controversial Waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulation.

Jun 23, 2017 In The News

Take a step back and listen.

That’s important advice to anyone working in Washington, but especially to those of us fortunate enough to represent our friends and neighbors in the halls of Congress.

And nowhere does that ring clearer than within the agricultural community. With less than 2 percent of Americans directly involved in production agriculture, the few caretakers of our land and natural resources are a critical source of knowledge about what is and isn’t working in U.S. agricultural policy.

Jun 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement on the USDA’s recent decision to halt fresh Brazilian beef imports into the U.S.

May 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressmen Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) and Darren Soto (D-FL) introduced the United States-Israel Agriculture Strategic Partnership Act, (H.R. 2659). This bipartisan bill authorizes the U.S.-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development (BARD) program, founded 40 years ago.

Apr 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), member of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement after the confirmation of Governor Sonny Perdue as the 31st Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Apr 4, 2017 In The News

With the Trump administration pulling the United States out of the  Trans-Pacific Partnership when it took office in January, a Florida Republican is looking for closer trade relations with one of the Asian nations that had been part of it. 

Mar 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) and Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) introduced H. Res. 236 today, a resolution urging the Trump administration to start the process of establishing a trade agreement with Japan. 

Mar 23, 2017 In The News

 

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Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging members of the House of Representatives to cosponsor legislation by U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho that would end U.S. sugar subsidies and subsidies used by competitors globally:

Feb 9, 2017 In The News

If there is one over-arching conclusion that can be drawn from the first two weeks of the Donald Trump administration, it’s that President Trump aims to keep the promises he made to his voters during the 2016 campaign.  The degree to which Trump is striving to keep those promises is nearly-unheard of (Americans had come to expect that once a politician becomes elected to office, that politician abandons many of the campaign promises that were made, or severely compromises him).