Roster for the House Ag Committee – 113th Congress

Posted on January 10, 2013

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The membership for the new House Committee on Agriculture has been named for the 113th Congress. Since Republicans dominate the House of Reps., they make up the majority of the ag committee with 25 members. Democrats have 19.

Rep. Frank Lucas, Oklahoma Republican, was re-elected chairman of the committee.

Mr. Lucas released the list of Republican members on Jan. 4:

  • Rep. Frank Lucas, Oklahoma, Chairman
  • Rep. Bob Goodlatte, Virginia, Vice Chairman
  • Rep. Steve King, Iowa
  • Rep. Randy Neugebauer, Texas
  • Rep. Mike Rogers, Alabama
  • Rep. K. Michael Conaway, Texas
  • Rep. Glenn Thompson, Pennsylvania
  • Rep. Bob Gibbs, Ohio
  • Rep. Austin Scott, Georgia
  • Rep. Scott Tipton, Colorado
  • Rep. Steve Southerland, Florida
  • Rep. Rick Crawford, Arkansas
  • Rep. Martha Roby, Alabama
  • Rep. Scott DesJarlais, Tennessee
  • Rep. Chris Gibson, New York
  • Rep. Vicky Hartzier, Missouri
  • Rep. Reid Ribble, Wisconsin
  • Rep. Kristi Noem, South Dakota
  • Rep. Dan Benishek, Michigan
  • Rep. Jeff Denham, California
  • Rep. Doug LaMalfa, California
  • Rep. Richard Hudson, North Carolina
  • Rep. Rodney Davis, Illinois
  • Rep. Chris Collins, New York
  • Rep. Ted Yoho, Florida

Collin C. Peterson, Minnesota Democrat, will continue to lead the Democratic minority as ranking member. The full list of Democratic members is available on the website for committee Democrats:

  • Rep. Collin C. Peterson, Minnesota
  • Rep. Tim Holden, Pennsylvania
  • Rep. Mike McIntyre, North Carolina
  • Rep. Leonard L. Boswell, Iowa
  • Rep. Joe Baca, California
  • Rep. David Scott, Georgia
  • Rep. Henry Cuellar, Texas
  • Rep. Jim Costa, California
  • Rep. Timothy J. Walz, Minnesota
  • Rep. Kurt Schrader, Oregon
  • Rep. Larry Kissell, North Carolina
  • Rep. Bill Owens, New York
  • Rep. Chellie Pingree, Maine
  • Rep. Joe Courtney, Conneticut
  • Rep. Peter Welch, Vermont
  • Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, Ohio
  • Rep. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, MP
  • Rep. Terri A. Sewell, Alabama
  • Rep. James McGovern, Massachusetts

Notably absent: representatives from Kansas and North Dakota, the country’s largest wheat-producing states.

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