Skip to Content


Valadao, Bipartisan Lawmakers Urge U.S. Trade Rep, USDA to Ensure Equal Access to Markets for Blueberry Farmers

| Posted in Press Releases
Valadao Press Release Banner

Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-22), Congressman Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Senator Angus King (I-ME) led a bipartisan group of lawmakers in a letter urging U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to work with their Japanese counterparts to ensure equal market access for U.S. farmers by eliminating Japan’s damaging frozen blueberry tariffs.

Congressman Valadao Hosts House Agriculture Committee for Farm Bill Listening Session at World Ag Expo

| Posted in Press Releases
Rep. Valadao participates in listening session during the World Ag Expo

Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-22) hosted the Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15) and Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (CA-20) for a Farm Bill Listening Session at the World Ag Expo in Tulare. The listening session brought together farmers, ranchers, producers, and agribusiness owners to gather feedback for the 2023 Farm Bill reauthorization process.

Valley farmers, 2 congressmen want to hear from you about the new Farm Bill

| Posted in In the News

The last two years have been defined by uncertainty — a global pandemic, war in Ukraine, supply chain disruption, record inflation and skyrocketing costs from the gas pump to the grocery store. America’s agriculture sector was not spared from these challenges. In fact, despite these challenges, the nation’s farmers and ranchers continued to provide the safest, most abundant and affordable food and fiber supply to not only our nation, but also the globe.

Congressman Valadao Co-Sponsors Bill to Prohibit China from Purchasing U.S. Farmland

| Posted in Press Releases
Valadao Press Release Banner

Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-22) joined Congressman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) to introduce the Prohibition of Agricultural Land for the People’s Republic of China Act. Chinese ownership of domestic agricultural land has increased from $81 million in 2010 to $1.8 billion in 2020, according to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The large-scale state backing for these investments indicates a broader strategy from Beijing to control U.S. farmland.

Congressman Valadao Urges Action on Bipartisan Farm Workforce Reform

| Posted in Press Releases
Rep. Valadao urges action on bipartisan Farm Workforce reform

Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined U.S. Colorado Senator Michael Bennet, Rep. Dan Newhouse (WA-04), and Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) to announce a bipartisan farm worker visa reform package. The bill, the Affordable and Secure Food Act, reforms the H-2A temporary agricultural worker program to provide stability for farm workers, farmers, and our nation’s food supply.

Congressman Valadao Hosts Agriculture Roundtable

| Posted in Press Releases
Congressman Valadao hosting roundtable discussion with local ag leaders

Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) and Congresswoman Connie Conway (CA-22) hosted a roundtable discussion with local leaders in the agriculture community to discuss how ongoing drought conditions, labor shortages, input costs, and supply chain disruptions are impacting the Central Valley agricultural sector.

Congressman Valadao Calls on Administration to Reduce Barriers to U.S. Agriculture

| Posted in Press Releases
David Valadao Header

Congressman David G. Valadao joined House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) and House Agriculture Committee Republican Leader Glenn Thompson (PA-15) in a solutions-focused letter to President Biden on the regulatory barriers hindering domestic agriculture producers. In the letter, the members cite skyrocketing food costs and food shortages as reason to take immediate action to increase American food production.