Actively work to pass a new farm bill to ensure the concerns of Texas agricultural producers are addressed and an effective safety net is maintained.
Support the passage of trade agreements that benefit production agriculture. Work to protect farmers and ranchers from retaliatory tariffs.
Support efforts to eradicate the cattle fever tick and maintain and/or increase funding for research.
Support comprehensive immigration reform that includes a temporary visa provision for agricultural laborers. Support resolution of the border fence issue that recognizes the property rights of private landowners.
Support comprehensive reform of the federal regulatory process and the Endangered Species Act to reduce regulatory burdens on agricultural producers.
Seek to extend and/or make permanent key agricultural provisions included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Work to provide a long-term solution for farmers, ranchers and haulers impacted by burdensome Electronic Logging Device and Hours of Service mandates.
Protect producers, animal agriculture and the meat industry from imitation meat substitute labeling and marketing.
Pursue legislation to safeguard property owners from federal agencies’ claims to privately owned land.
Defend against legislation that would reduce or eliminate access and/or use of approved agricultural technologies (GMO, feed additives, antibiotics, etc.).