The Farm Bill ensures that farmers and ranchers have the tools they need to produce an affordable and stable food and fiber supply.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 – 10:00 a.m.
1300 Longworth House Office Building
Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management– Public Hearing
RE: Formulation of the 2012 Farm Bill: Commodity Programs and Crop Insurance
The is the second part of the hearing on Commodity Programs and Crop Insurance.
Mr. Erik Younggren, President, National Association of Wheat Growers, Hallock, Minnesota
Mr. Armond Morris, Chairman, Southern Peanut Farmers Federation, Irwinville, Georgia
Mr. Roger Johnson, President, National Farmers Union, Washington, D.C.
Mr. J.B. Stewart, Vice Chairman, National Sorghum Producers, Keyes, Oklahoma
Mr. Steve Wellman, President, American Soybean Association, Syracuse, Nebraska
Mr. Jim Thompson, Chairman, USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council, Farmington, Washington
Ms. Ruth Gerdes, President, The Auburn Agency Crop Insurance, Inc., Auburn, Nebraska; on behalf of the Crop Insurance Professionals Association
Mr. Brian M. McSherry, President, McSherry Agency, Inc., Flanagan, Illinois; on behalf of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America
Mr. Tim Weber, President, Crop Insurance Division. Great American Insurance Company, Cincinnati, Ohio