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WA S H I N G T O N

Scott to lead House Ag
After serving in numerous leadership
roles in the House Agriculture
Committee since 2003, Georgia
Congressman David Scott was
approved on Dec. 3 as the next
Chairman of the House Agriculture
Committee by the Democratic Caucus.
In his new role, Scott will oversee
legislative activity that regulates the
country's agriculture industry, forestry,
rural development and nutrition. Scott
is the first African American to serve
in the role.
Effective in January, Scott will
succeed Representative Collin Peterson
(D-Minn.), who served as chairman for
the past six years in Congress before
losing his bid to become reelected
in November.
During his tenure with the
committee, Scott's contributions
included spearheading the passage of
the last three US Farm Bills; chairing
the Subcommittees on Commodity
Exchanges, Energy, and Credit
as well as Livestock and Foreign
Agriculture; obtaining financial aid for
farmers affected by critical disasters;
ensuring the food security of families,
school children and senior citizens
by bolstering programs designed to
provide them with food; and securing
$80 million for new scholarships for
students attending African-American

land-grant colleges and universities.
" I am honored to have been chosen
by my colleagues in the Democratic
Caucus to serve as Chairman of the
House Agriculture Committee, " Scott
said. " I was born on my grandparents'
farm in rural Aynor, South Carolina,
during the days of segregation, and
the hardships, of those, on whose
shoulders I now stand. I owe this
historic selection as the first African
American Chairman of the House
Agriculture Committee to a diverse
coalition of members from across
our nation. And I will use this critical
opportunity to represent the values
of our entire caucus and advance our
priorities for trade, disaster aid, climate
change, sustainable agriculture, SNAP,
crop insurance, small family farms,
specialty crops, and rural broadband.
The fault lines dividing our rural and
urban communities are running deep,
and climate change is now threatening
our nation's food supply. As chairman,
I will lead the fight to rise up and meet
these challenges. "
Leaders of trade associations
representing the meat and poultry
industry applauded Scott's nomination.
" Congressman Scott's selection by
his peers to lead the House Agriculture
Committee is a testament to his
longstanding work in food and nutrition
policy, " said Julie Anna Potts, president
and chief executive officer of the North
American Meat Institute. " Congressman

Scott has been a strong ally of animal
agriculture and we look forward to
working with him on the issues that
impact the meat and poultry industry. "
Mike Brown, president of the
National Chicken Council, added, " On
behalf of the chicken industry, I want
to congratulate Congressman Scott
on being named the next Chairman
of the House Agriculture Committee,
a historic achievement as the first
African American and first Georgia
House member to ever hold the
position, " Brown said. " As a veteran of
the committee and a long-time member
of the Congressional Chicken Caucus,
he brings a wealth of experience and
knowledge of agricultural issues to
the chairmanship. "
The National Cattlemen's Beef
Association (NCBA) also expressed
its support.
" Congressman Scott is a devoted
friend of America's cattle producers
and I congratulate him on being
selected by his colleagues to lead the
House Agriculture Committee, " said
Colin Woodall, CEO of NCBA. " His
leadership and expertise on cattle
issues demonstrates his commitment
to helping producers succeed. He is a
consummate leader and an ideal choice
to lead the committee. NCBA members
are looking forward to the opportunity
to continue working with him in
the future. "
J O E L C R E WS | j c rew s @ s o s l a n d.c o m

- JULIE ANNA POTTS

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" Congressman Scott has been a strong ally of
animal agriculture and we look forward to
working with him on the issues that impact
the meat and poultry industry. "


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