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Ag Committee Moves Forward with Farm Bill Process and Announces DC Hearing Schedule

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 12:02:36 CDT

Ag Committee Moves Forward with Farm Bill Process and Announces DC Hearing Schedule
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas announced another series of hearings on the 2012 Farm Bill to begin next week in Washington, D.C. The six Subcommittees will hold the hearings throughout April and May to hear from national agricultural stakeholders advocating for policy priorities. It is the next step in the Farm Bill development.

Last June, Chairman Lucas began the effort when the Agriculture Committee held 11 audit hearings on agriculture programs to look for ways to improve programs for farmers, increase efficiency, and reduce spending. Chairman Lucas then took Committee Members to the countryside to hear directly from producers in the field. The hearings slated for Washington will round out the information gathering in advance of writing legislation.

"It's important to consider a variety of perspectives when writing comprehensive legislation. We are continuing our efforts to gather as much information as possible so we can write sound and effective farm policy that works for all of agriculture. We have reviewed spending trends and have heard from our producers on the ground. Now it's time for national agricultural leaders and stakeholders to present their views on farm policy," Lucas said.

The full schedule is below:

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Subcommittee on Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture; Re: Rural Development Programs

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry; Re: Conservation Programs

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry; Re: Dairy Programs

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Subcommittee on Nutrition and Horticulture; Re: Nutrition & Specialty Crop Programs

Thursday, May 10, 2012
Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Credit; Re: Credit Programs

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management; Re: Commodity Programs & Crop Insurance

Thursday, May 17, 2012
Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management; Re: Commodity Programs & Crop Insurance

Friday, May 18, 2012
Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry; Re: Energy & Forestry Programs



   

 

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