House Ag Committee Members Named
January 11, 2013

Leaders of the House Committee on Agriculture announced the committee's membership for the 113th Congress. 
 
Rep. Frank Lucas (Okla.) was reelected chairman of the agriculture committee. Lucas's leadership team includes Reps. Steve King (Iowa), subcommittee on department operations, oversight and nutrition; K. Michael Conaway (Texas), subcommittee on general farm commodities and risk management; Glenn Thompson (Penn.), subcommittee on conservation, energy and forestry; Austin Scott (Ga.), subcommittee on horticulture, research, biotechnology, and foreign agriculture; and Rick Crawford (Ark.), subcommittee on livestock, rural development and credit. 
 
Rep. Collin Peterson (Minn.) will remain the committee's ranking Democratic member. 
 
Other members of the agriculture committee are Reps. Bob Goodlatte (Va.), Randy Neugebauer (Texas), Mike Rogers (Ala.), Bob Gibbs (Ohio), Scott Tipton (Colo.), Steve Southerland (Fla.), Rick Crawford (Ark.), Martha Roby (Ala.), Scott DesJarlais (Tenn.), Chris Gibson (N.Y.), Vicky Hartzler (Mo.), Reid Ribble (Wisc.), Kristi Noem (S.D.), Dan Benishek (Mich.), Jeff Denham (Calif.), Doug LaMalfa (Calif.), Richard Hudson (N.C.), Rodney Davis (Ill.), Chris Collins (N.Y.), Ted Yoho (Fla.), Mike McIntyre (N.C.), David Scott (Ga.), Jim Costa (Calif.), Tim Walz (Minn.), Kurt Schrader (Ore.), Marcia Fudge (Ohio), Jim McGovern (Mass.), Suzan DelBene (Wash.), Gloria Negrete McLeod (Calif.), Filemon Vela (Texas), Michelle Lujan Grisham (N.M.), Ann Kuster (N.H.), Rick Nolan (Minn.), Pete Gallego (Texas), William Eynart (Ill.), Jan Vargas (Calif.), Cheri Bustos of (Ill.) and Sean Patrick Maloney (N.Y.).