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.
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Gainesville, FL - Representative Ted Yoho participated in a USDA's rural prosperity field hearing today with Rural Development's Assistant Secretary Anne Hazlett in Palatka, Fl along with state and local stakeholders. The meeting held at the Putnam County Board of Commissioners room lasted approximately 3 hours and included commentary from the Putnam County Commission, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the Florida Rural Water Association, the North Florida Economic Development Partnership, the Putnam County Medical Center, UF IFAS, St.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are divided on whether to support a newly-minted bill aimed at abolishing the current U.S. sugar policy.
Because sugar farmers say that the Sugar Program Modernization Act, which was introduced by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), would cripple the Sugar-producing industry, the group has renamed the ‘sour’ piece of legislation the “Sugarcane Farmer Bankruptcy Act.”
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.