House Committee on Agriculture

The House Committee on Agriculture has jurisdiction over adulteration of seeds, insect pests, and protection of birds and animals in forest reserves; agriculture generally; agricultural and industrial chemistry; agricultural colleges and experiment stations; agricultural economics and research; agricultural production and marketing and stabilization of prices of agricultural products, and commodities; animal industry and diseases of animals; commodity exchanges; crop insurance and soil conservation; dairy industry; entomology and plant quarantine; extension of farm credit and farm security; inspection of livestock, poultry, meat products, and seafood and seafood products; forestry in general and forest reserves other than those created from the public domain; human nutrition and home economics; plant industry, soils, and agricultural engineering; rural electrification; rural development; water conservation related to activities of the Department of Agriculture; and other areas. [House Manual Rule X, Clause 1 (a)]

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