The Farm Bill ensures that farmers and ranchers have the tools they need to produce an affordable and stable food and fiber supply.
Friday, May 18, 2012 – 9:30 a.m.
1300 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry – Public Hearing
RE: Formulation of the 2012 Farm Bill: Energy and Forestry Programs
The Honorable Jim Greenwood, President and CEO, Biotechnology Industry Organization, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Ryan Stroschein, Director, Agriculture Energy Coalition, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Steve Reinford, Owner/Operator, Reinford Farms Inc., Mifflintown, Pennsylvania
Mr. Jerry Taylor, President and Chief Executive Officer, MFA Oil Company, Co-Founder, MFA Oil Biomass LLC, Columbia, Missouri
Mr. Gary Haer, Chairman, National Biodiesel Board, Washington, D.C.
Mr. John W. Burke III, Virginia tree farmer, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, American Forest Foundation, Woodford, Virginia
Mr. C. Randy Dye, State Forester of West Virginia, President, National Association of State Foresters, Charleston, West Virginia
Mr. Charles A. Holmes, Chairman, Forest Resource Policy Group, National Association of Conservation Districts, Demopolis, Alabama
Mr. Richard Schwab, Procurement Manager, M.A. Rigoni, Inc., on behalf of American Loggers Council and Southeastern Wood Producers Association, Perry, Florida
Mr. Michael T. Goergen Jr., Executive Vice President and CEO, Society of American Foresters, Bethesda, Maryland