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Ken Buck Takes Wheat Tour

July 2, 2016
Press Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Kyle Huwa, 202-225-4676


Washington, D.C. – This week Congressman Ken Buck took a tour of the wheat industry in the Fourth Congressional District. The purpose of the tour was to learn about challenges facing wheat growers and to discuss policy ideas that would benefit the industry and the broader economy.

“I appreciated the chance to learn about issues faced by the wheat growing community,” Congressman Ken Buck stated. “I’m working in Congress to ensure that our farms and the surrounding communities can thrive.”

Congressman Buck visited Progressive Farms in Deer Trail, Beedy Farms in Genoa, and Flagler Equity Co-Op in Flagler. Discussions along the tour covered issues from the cost of production to the affordability of crop insurance to GMO labeling.  

Attached: Pictures from Progressive Farms, Beedy Farms, and Flagler Equity Co-Op.

Rep. Ken Buck (CO-04) is the Freshman Class President. He serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  He serves on the OGR Subcommittees on Government Operations and the Interior and is a member of the Judiciary Subcommittees on Immigration and Border Security and Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations.

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