Supporting the financial security of agricultural producers and promoting the economic vitality of our rural communities is a top NASDA priority. NASDA works on such issues as research, crop insurance, Farm Bill commodity programs, agriculture labor, and infrastructure. NASDA works to strengthen agriculture infrastructure to support the breadth and diversity of our agriculture community.

Committee of Jurisdiction: Rural Development and Financial Security Committee

Chair:
Commissioner Thom Petersen, Minnesota

Vice Chair:
Commissioner Kent Leonhardt, West Virginia

NASDA Contacts:
RJ Karney

Jurisdiction:
Matters within the jurisdiction of the Rural Development and Financial Security Committee shall include those related to financial security, infrastructure, research, taxes, broadband, workforce development, and appropriations.

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Workforce
Development

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Security

Agricultural
Infrastructure

Appropriations
& Budget

Farmer
Mental Health

Broadband

Agriculture
Research

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