Rep. Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., is the House Agriculture Committee’s ranking minority member.
Rep. Frank D. Lucas, R-Okla., chairs the House Agriculture Committee.
Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., is the ranking minority member of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee.
Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., chairs the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee.
Tom Vilsack is U.S. secretary of agriculture. See remarks he made in October 2011 about priorities for the 2012 farm bill.