Congressman Roger Marshall

Representing the 1st District of Kansas

Agriculture

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December 13, 2019 Press Release
Farmer suicides have increased at a faster pace than the general population over the last several years. Making sure farmers and ranchers have adequate access to mental health services can save lives.
December 12, 2019 Editorials

Originally published in the Emporia Gazette on Dec. 12, 2019. Read it online HERE

The pet food industry is — simply — HUGE for Kansas.

December 12, 2019 Editorials

Published in the High Plains Journal on Dec. 9, 2019. Read the article online HERE

December 10, 2019 Press Release
After more than a year of senseless delay, the United States, Mexico, and Canada have announced an agreement on the United States Mexico and Canada Trade Agreement. Following the announcement, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., issued the following statement:
December 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., on Monday again continued his push to move on from the impeachment circus and ratify the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade agreement and deliver thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic impact to Kansas. 

Nearly one third of all American agricultural exports go to Canada and Mexico and the countries are also the top two export markets for America’s small and mid-sized businesses.

November 27, 2019 In The News

On a rainy September morning, a pair of cattle ranchers browsed the refrigerated meat cases at a Walmart Inc. store in Mandan, N.D., snapping cellphone photos of an unwelcome invader among the shrink-wrapped ground beef: Beyond Meat Inc. patties, made from pea protein and coconut oil. After a separate check at a nearby local supermarket, the ranchers headed to the North Dakota Department of Health.

November 16, 2019 In The News

A Kansas congressman who serves on the House Agriculture Committee says more Market Facilitation Payments are on the way for producers directly impacted by illegal retaliatory tariffs resulting in the loss of traditional export markets.

November 15, 2019 Press Release
On Friday, November 15, 2019, U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., joined USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue and others in Kansas City for a tour and press conference at the new home of the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and Economic Research Service (ERS). Congressman Marshall delivered the following remarks at the event:
November 15, 2019 Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., joined USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, Missouri Governor Mike Parson, and U.S. Senator Roy Blunt in Kansas City for a tour and press conference at the new home of the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and Economic Research Service (ERS). Congressman Marshall issued a statement following the event:
November 15, 2019 In The News

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says he has “absolutely zero regrets” over the decision to move two research agencies’ headquarters from Washington, D.C., to Kansas City.

Perdue joined government leaders from Kansas and Missouri Friday to tour the new headquarters for the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Critics say the move will harm agriculture research and make the findings less accessible to federal policymakers.

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