Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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  1. CONGRESSMAN BISHOP FIGHTS AGAINST OVERREACHING GOVERNMENTAL REGULATIONS

    ... the Georgia Farm Bureau, GA Peanut Commission, the Southern Cotton Growers Association, and the National Council on Cooperatives (Southern ... South Texans' Property Rights Association; South Texas Cotton & Grain Association; Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association; ...

    Sep 10, 2014

  2. CONGRESSMAN BISHOP EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT WITH OUTCOME OF 2013 FARM BILL

    ... that the production of many Georgia-based products like cotton and peanuts would be strengthened through the proposed Farm Bill’s ... relief, crop insurance, price support for peanuts, STAX for cotton, streamlining and consolidations of conservation programs, the ...

    Jun 21, 2013

  3. RANKING MEMBER BISHOP SENDS LETTER TO U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE URGING ACTION ON RECENT CHINESE AGRICULTURAL TARIFFS

    ... tariffs on more than 200 U.S. products, including pecans, cotton, and soybeans.   Congressman Bishop specifically urged the ...

    Apr 19, 2018

  4. House Passes 2010 Agriculture Appropriations Conference Report

    ... * $346,000 – University of Georgia (UGA) for cotton insect management and fiber quality research * $346,000 – UGA for ...

    Oct 7, 2009

  5. Reps. Sanford Bishop, Austin Scott Introduce Amendment to Aid Farmers Impacted by Recent Natural Disasters

    ... suffered near 100 percent crop losses. The pecan, peanut, cotton, vegetable, and poultry industries all experienced significant damages ...

    Jan 17, 2019

  6. BISHOP REQUESTS SOLUTION FOR FARMERS REGARDING DICAMBA

    ... this ruling during the middle of growing season may prevent cotton and soybean farmers from using these products in combating weeds and ...

    Jun 11, 2020

  7. CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ATTENDS HURRICANE RECOVERY BRIEFING WITH PRESIDENT, GA GOVERNOR, U.S. AGRICULTURE SECRETARY, U.S. HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY, AND GA AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER

    ... Michael, causing enormous damage to Georgia’s pecan, cotton, and peanut crop. Some farmers are facing a total loss.”   ...

    Oct 15, 2018

  8. BISHOP NOMINATED AS CHAIRMAN OF THE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION

    ... Second Congressional District leads the state in peanuts, cotton, pecans, fruits, and vegetables, as well as family-owned timberlands. ...

    Jan 17, 2019

  9. Bishop: Appropriations Bill Funds Georgia Agricultural Projects

    ... the crop support programs that are vital to our peanut and cotton farmers.  Our agricultural tradition literally forms the backbone of ...

    May 1, 2006

  10. REP. BISHOP WILL BE A FEATURED SPEAKER AT THE PEANUT PROUD SYMPOSIUM

    ...   WHERE:    George Y. Birdson Building; Cotton Warehouse; Hwy 62 East; Blakely, Georgia      ###   ...

    Mar 22, 2012

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