Kuster Appointed by Colleagues & Leadership to Serve on the House Agriculture Committee
**Rep. Kuster will continue to serve on the House Energy and Commerce Committee**
Concord, January 15, 2021
Concord, N.H. – Yesterday, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) was appointed by Congressional leadership to the House Agriculture Committee. Congresswoman Kuster served on the House Agriculture Committee for her first three terms in Congress.
“On the House Agriculture Committee, I will be well-positioned to advocate for the priorities of New Hampshire’s farmers and consumers in the agriculture industry, which contributes nearly one billion dollars to our state’s economy every year,” said Rep. Kuster. “The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the need to strengthen our agriculture supply chains, both to ensure the success of small farms as well as support families struggling with hunger. Congress must also do more to assist farmers and producers as they combat climate change and make their operations more sustainable. I’m grateful for this opportunity to bring the voices of Granite State farmers, dairy producers, rural communities, and more to this important Committee as we get to work.”
Representative Kuster served on the House Agriculture Committee for her first six years in Congress, where she was able to work across the aisle to get results for New Hampshire’s farmers, rural communities, those experiencing food insecurity, and more.
As a member of the Agriculture Committee and Conferee to the Farm Bill Conference Committee, Rep. Kuster fought for the inclusion of important New Hampshire priorities in the 2018 farm bill including measures that: