Representative Mike Conaway of Texas will lead the House Agriculture committee in the 114th Congress. The House Republican Steering Committee announced this week Conaway, of Texas, will take the spot of current chair Frank Lucas of Oklahoma. Conaway represents the Permian Basin in West Central Texas. Conaway has served as the chair of the Agricultural Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.
The American Soybean Association welcomed Conaway to the chairmanship. ASA’s First Vice President Wade Cowan of Texas stated “Representative Conaway has a proven track record of representing agriculture.” Conaway announced the House Ag Committee staff on Wednesday.
Source: NAFB News Service