The Farm Bill ensures that farmers and ranchers have the tools they need to produce an affordable and stable food and fiber supply.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 – 10:00 a.m.
1300 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management– Public Hearing
RE: Formulation of the 2012 Farm Bill: Commodity Programs and Crop Insurance
Dr. Joe Outlaw, Professor and Extension Economist, Department of Agricultural Economics, Co-Director, Agricultural and Food Policy Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Dr. Gary Schnitkey, Professor, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
Dr. Keith Collins, Economic Advisor to National Crop Insurance Services, Former USDA Chief Economist, Centreville, Virginia
Mr. Chip Bowling, Board Member, National Corn Growers Association, Newburg, Maryland
Mrs. Linda C. Raun, Chairwoman, USA Rice Producer's Group, Partner, LR Farms, El Campo, Texas
Mr. Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Columbus, Texas
Mr. Dee Vaughan, President, Southwest Council of Agribusiness, Dumas, Texas
Mr. Chuck Coley, Chairman, National Cotton Council, Vienna, Georgia
Mr. Scott Brown, President, National Barley Growers Association, Soda Springs, Idaho