Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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  1. House Passes Agriculture Appropriations Bill With $2.8 Million For Georgia Projects

    ... of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (Athens, GA) – Cotton Insect Management and Fiber Quality Research, $346,000; • ...

    Jul 9, 2009

  2. RANKING MEMBER BISHOP LAUDS PASSAGE OF FARM BILL

    ... protections for agriculture products including peanuts, cotton, soybeans, corn, wheat, oats, rice, and grain sorghum. The bill largely ...

    Dec 12, 2018

  3. CONGRESSMAN BISHOP SELECTED AS A FRIEND OF FARM BUREAU

    ... Congressman has served as a champion for Georgia’s peanut, cotton, poultry, pecan, blueberry, vegetable, and forestry industries, among ...

    Sep 8, 2016

  4. Georgia Agriculture: More Than Just Food on the Table

    ... and pecan production, and is among the top producers of cotton, corn, eggs, and tomatoes. It only makes sense, then, for our state’s ...

    Sep 11, 2007

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  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 ...

    Jun 1, 2005

  10. Albany Herald: EPA Chief: We’re Not Ag’s Enemies

    ... including the Georgia Peanut Commission and the Georgia Cotton Council. Approximately 150 individuals from around the state were ...

    Sep 11, 2010

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