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Agriculture and Rural Development

NHCSL’s newest Task Force, the Agriculture and Rural Development Task Force covers all issues related to agricultural development and regulation, including agricultural entrepreneurship, migrant and agricultural worker rights and work environments. Shares issues like rural broadband deployment with the Broadband and Technology Task Force. Shares issues like agricultural worker health with the Health Care Task Force. Shares issues like agricultural worker housing with the Banking, Affordable Housing and Credit Task Force. Shares issues such as pesticides, run-off and desertification with the Energy, Infrastructure and Environment Task Force. Shares issues such as agricultural guest workers with the Immigration Task Force.

Task Force Leadership

Chair

Chair

Representative Ryan Guillén (TX)

Task Force Priorities

  1. Pesticides
  2. Agriculture Entrepreneurship
  3. Farmworkers Workers Rights

Recent Resolutions

2007-6

National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators Resolution on the 2007 Farm Bill