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  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, Tuesday released the following statement after Ranking Member Boozman released the Senate Republican Farm Bill framework.  “Ranking Member Boozman and I have had several conversations about getting our ideas on paper, so this...
  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, released the following statement at a hearing titled "Pathways to Farming: Helping the Next Generation of Farmers." Stabenow’s Statement, as prepared for delivery, follows: Thank you, Senators Smith and Hyde-Smith, for...
  • The Rural Prosperity and Food Security Act makes significant investments in the next generation of agricultural professionals – whether they are on the farm, in the lab, or in the boardroom. It provides new opportunities for training and education, opens pathways to getting started, and ensures that risk management tools meet the needs of new and...
  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, today announced that the Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade will hold a hearing titled, “Pathways to Farming: Helping the Next Generation of Farmers.”...
  • WASHINGTON (Wednesday, May 29, 2024) – Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, applauded progress by the Biden Administration to strengthen the integrity of voluntary carbon credit markets, marking a critical step to reaching their full potential as a valuable tool to achieve net...
  • WASHINGTON (Friday, May 24, 2024) – Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, Friday released the following statement on the House markup of the 2024 Farm Bill.  “I’m glad that Chairman Thompson is working to move the process forward so that we can complete our work on the 2024 Farm...
  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, Friday released the following statement after Chairman Thompson released his Farm Bill. “I’ve had several conversations with Chairman Thompson encouraging him to get his ideas on paper so that we can move this process forward....
  • WASHINGTON – Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee Chairwoman spoke at the Rural Communities in Action event at the White House to highlight how the Rural Prosperity and Food Security Act builds on investments in rural communities to ensure that rural Americans do not have to leave their homes to find opportunity. Watch the video...
  • WASHINGTON (Monday, May 6, 2024) – U.S. Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) this week unveiled the Rural Prosperity and Food Security Act, which contains more than 100 bipartisan bills. The bill reflects more than two years of bipartisan work of Senators on and off the Committee to keep farmers...
  • WASHINGTON – Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today spoke on the Senate Floor regarding the Rural Prosperity and Food Security Act. The bill contains more than 100 bipartisan bills and puts the 2024 Farm Bill back on track to being signed into law by the end of the year. Watch the video below...
  • WASHINGTON (Wednesday, May 1, 2024) – U.S. Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) Wednesday unveiled the Rural Prosperity and Food Security Act, which contains more than 100 bipartisan bills and puts the 2024 Farm Bill back on track to being signed into law by the end of the year.   Chairwoman...
  • WASHINGTON (April, 18, 2024) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today applauded a $1 billion investment to provide in-kind, international food assistance to address a growing crisis of hunger around the world.  Stabenow said: “Violence, armed conflict, rising food...
  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, released the following statement at a hearing titled “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.” Live video of the hearing is available here. Stabenow’s Statement, as prepared for delivery, follows: Welcome,...
  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, announced that the Senate has confirmed Dr. Basil Gooden to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development and the Honorable Summer Mersinger to serve a second...
  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman, (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, today announced that the Committee will hold a hearing titled "Oversight of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.” Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 Time: 2:30 PM...
  • WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) released the following statement on new economic projections from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Congressional Budget Office and the urgency to pass a strong, bipartisan 2024 Farm Bill.  “I am glad to see the family safety net is working. Nutrition spending in the SNAP program...
  • Lansing, MI - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (MI) was recently honored with the Conservation Champion Award at Pheasants Forever’s 2024 Michigan State Convention. The award recognizes Stabenow’s decades of service to conservation, and her tremendous success in advocating for the natural world in her home state and across the nation. “Senator Stabenow...
  • WASHINGTON (Dec. 15, 2023) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, issued the following statement praising the Biden-Harris Administration’s support for sustainable aviation fuel. The announcement allows the use of the Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy Use in...
  • WASHINGTON – Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich), Chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, today applauded the inaugural appointees of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) new Tribal Advisory Committee. The Committee was created by Stabenow in the 2018 Farm Bill to ensure that Indian Country is well represented...
  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, today announced that the Committee will hold a business meeting to consider the nominations of Dr. Basil Ivanhoe Gooden of Virginia to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for...