There will be new leadership for the House and Senate Agriculture Committees. With Representative Collin Peterson’s loss, the chairmanship for the House Agriculture Committee is up for grabs. The ranking member on committee, Texas Congressman Michael Conaway, did not seek reelection. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts of Kansas did not seek reelection. That leaves Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow , the ranking Democrat on the Senate ag committee, as the only one in leadership that’s been through the farm bill process.
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