Crawford Earns Agriculture Committee Leadership Role

Crawford will be chairman of the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit

 Today, House Agriculture Committee Chair Frank Lucas (R-OK) announced that Congressman Rick Crawford will be named Chairman of the Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development and Credit in the 113th Congress.

“Serving as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development and Credit will give me a larger platform to advocate for farm families in Arkansas and across the country,” said Crawford. “It’s an honor to work alongside Chairman Lucas and my colleagues on the Agriculture Committee to ensure American producers can continue producing the safest, most abundant and affordable source of food on the planet.”

Crawford’s subcommittee will have jurisdiction over: livestock, dairy, poultry, meat, seafood and seafood products, inspection, marketing, and promotion of such commodities, aquaculture, animal welfare and grazing, rural development, farm security and family farming matters, and agricultural credit. Chairman Lucas said Congressman Crawford’s commitment to our country’s agriculture community earned him the subcommittee chairmanship.

“Congressman Crawford is a strong advocate for American agriculture and understands how important the industry is to both our state and national economies. I am pleased to have him as a Subcommittee Chairman and look forward to working with him,” said Chairman Lucas.

Congressman Rick Crawford represents Arkansas’s First Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. Crawford serves on the Agriculture Committee and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Crawford and his wife Stacy live in Jonesboro with their two children.

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JONESBORO, AR – Today, House Agriculture Committee Chair Frank Lucas (R-OK) announced that Congressman Rick Crawford will be named Chairman of the Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development and Credit in the 113th Congress.

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