Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade

The Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade is led by Chairman Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) and will address policies that enhance rural economic growth, increasing America’s energy independence and ensuring that America’s small businesses can compete effectively in a global marketplace.   

  • Oversight of agricultural policies.

  • Oversight of environmental issues and regulations (including agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers).

  • Oversight of energy issues, including expansion of domestic resources whether they are renewable or non-renewable. 
  • Oversight of international trade policy with particular emphasis on agencies that provide direct assistance to small businesses, such as: the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of International Trade, the Department of Commerce’s United States Export Assistance Centers, the Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service, and the Export-Import Bank. 
  • Oversight of infringement of intellectual property rights by foreign competition. 
      The Subcommittee's Ranking Member is Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY). 


    • Rep. Steve King (IA-04)
    • Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03)
    • Rep. Tim Huelskamp (KS-01)
    • Rep. Chris Gibson (NY-19)
    • Rep. Dave Brat (VA-07)