The Farm Bill ensures that farmers and ranchers have the tools they need to produce an affordable and stable food and fiber supply.
Field Hearing to Review U.S. Agriculture Policy in Advance of the 2012 Farm Bill
| May 4, 2010 8:00am
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – On May 4, 2010, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson held a field hearing in Cheyenne, Wyo., to review U.S. agriculture policy as the Committee begins the process of writing the 2012 Farm Bill. This was the fourth in a series of hearings scheduled across the country to consider new ideas regarding Federal food and farm policy. Eight Members of Congress attended the hearing and heard testimony from eight witnesses on a variety of farm policy issues.
Mr. Bill Crapser , Wyoming State Forester, Cheyenne, Wyoming
Mr. Rick Cables , Regional Forester, Region 2, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Golden, Colorado Accompanied by: Mr. Phil Cruz, Deputy Forest Supervisor, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Laramie, Wyomi
Ms. Nancy Fishering , forest products producer, Montrose, Colorado
Mr. Jerry Cooksey , wheat producer, Roggen, Colorado
Mr. Ogden Driskill , cattle and buffalo producer, Devil’s Tower, Wyoming
Mr. Les Hardesty , dairy producer, Greeley, Colorado
Mr. John Snyder Jr., sugarbeet producer, Worland, Wyoming
Mr. Dennis Sun , cattle producer, Casper, Wyoming