Cindy is a 5th generation Iowan who grew up spending summers helping her grandparents farm soybeans, corn and hogs in Warren County. Cindy is proud to serve as a voice for Iowa farmers and rural communities as a member of the House Agriculture Committee. Agriculture is not only an economic driver and job creator in our state, but Iowa’s farmers and producers feed people here at home and around the world. Cindy knows that ensuring our agriculture industry thrives is not only beneficial for Iowa’s economy, but the entire country.
As a member of the Agriculture Committee, Cindy will work on policies to ensure trade agreements benefit Iowa farmers, open new markets for exports, expand access to rural broadband and invest in innovative technologies to help Iowa farmers become more efficient and remain globally competitive.
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More on Agriculture
Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) wrote to the bipartisan leadership of both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to urge them to give the Department of Agriculture (USDA) maximum flexibility to assist farmers and producers during the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), a member of the House Agriculture Committee and the House Biofuels Caucus, joined a bipartisan letter to President Donald Trump urging his administration to forgo an appeal of the 10th Circuit Court's decision that invalidated three Small Refinery Exemptions (SREs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).
Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) introduced and heard testimony from Robb Ewoldt, a soybean farmer from Scott County, Iowa, at a hearing before the House Agriculture Committee’s Livestock and Foreign Agriculture subcommittee. Mr. Ewoldt’s deeply personal testimony highlighted the destabilizing effects that tariffs have had and the difficult choices he and his wife have had to make.
Today, the House unanimously passed legislation led by Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) to protect our nation’s pork supply and the Iowa pork industry from the threat of deadly African Swine Fever (ASF) through expanded agricultural inspections.
Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) commended the Senate for advancing the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) Agreement, bringing the trade deal one step closer to full ratification. The agreement is now awaiting final signature by President Trump and ratification by the Canadian government.
Washington D.C. — Yesterday, President Donald Trump signed into law numerous measures supported by Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) that will eliminate the threat of burdensome healthcare taxes, bring investment to Iowa’s green economy and rural communities, help with disaster recovery and support local farmers, producers and small businesses.