Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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Agriculture Updates

September 2014

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Nov 5, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced that Tom Colyer, owner of Greenwood Hill Farm in Hubbardston, Massachusetts, is among the newly appointed members of the 2016 Lamb Promotion, Research, and Information Board. Each appointee will serve 3-year terms. Colyer and his wife Andrea naturally raise Merino sheep and sell yarns, sheepskins, and meat from their farm.

Nov 4, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack met with Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) and other members of the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity to discuss USDA’s efforts to address poverty in communities across the country.

Oct 16, 2015

WORCESTER, MA Today, October 16 at 9:00 a.m., Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will launch his first-ever district-wide “Marketing the Heart of the Commonwealth” bus tour to help highlight Central and Western Massachusetts businesses, farms, outdoor destinations, and other attractions.

Oct 7, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At today’s House Agriculture Committee hearing on the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for America report, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) – a senior House Democrat and Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Nutrition Subcommittee – pushed back on criticism from House Republicans.

Sep 29, 2015


Aug 25, 2015

WORCESTER, MA – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) completed his fourth annual cross-district farm tour to meet with local farmers in Central and Western Massachusetts to highlight the success of our region’s agricultural industry and the “Buy Local” movement in growing the region’s economy.