Press Releases

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April 2014

Wyden Welcomes FDA’s Common-Sense Pledge to Revise Flawed Rule on Brewers’ Spent Grains

November 2013

Wyden Statement on Cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

July 2013

Wyden Statement on Japan’s Decision to Resume Purchases of Oregon Wheat

June 2013

Farm Bill Includes Wyden Provisions to Fight Hunger and Bring Local Food to Schools

May 2013

Wyden Asks Ag. Secretary Vilsack to Ensure Discovery of Genetically Engineered Wheat Does Not Affect Trade
Wyden, Merkley Ask Agriculture, Interior Secretaries for Emergency Grazing Rights on Federal Land in Southeastern and South Central Oregon

March 2013

Wyden, Merkley Applaud Sustainable Fisheries Decision
Senators Introduce CCF Reforms for Fishermen

February 2013

Senators Seek to Lift Restrictions on Industrial Hemp

June 2012

Wyden Statement on Hemp Amendment to the Farm Bill
Wyden Secures Farm-to-School and Microloan Amendments to the Senate Farm Bill
Wyden Amendment Will Encourage SNAP Recipients to Eat Healthier

April 2012

Wyden: Time is Ripe to Increase Sales and Exports of Oregon Agricultural Products

December 2011

Wyden Introduces FRESH Act to Help Farmers and Improve Access to Healthier Foods
Wyden Legislation Will Create Agricultural Jobs, Improve Food Stamp Program, and Increase School Access to Locally Grown Fruits and Vegetables

July 2011

Wyden and Portman Call for US Leadership on Fixing Fisheries Subsidies at WTO Negotiations

February 2011

Wyden Creates Agricultural Advisory Committee

March 2009

Wyden Seeks USDA Inspectors for Rural Oregon to Help Cattlemen, Increase Food Safety

February 2009

Oregon Delegation Asks Ag Secretary for Disaster Declaration for Oregon Nurseries

July 2008

Wyden, Smith Announce Over $5 Million in Oregon Agriculture Projects