Tuesday, May 8, 2012 – 11:00 a.m.
1300 Longworth House Office Building
Subcommittee on Nutrition and Horticulture – Public Hearing
RE: Formulation of the 2012 Farm Bill: Specialty Crop and Nutrition Programs
Mr. Jerry Lee , Environmental Services Manager, Monrovia Growers, Cairo, Georgia
Mr. Michael Jarrard , President and COO, Mann Packing Company, Salinas, California
Mrs. Lisa Schacht , Owner/Operator, Schacht Family Farm and Market, Canal Winchester, Ohio; on behalf of Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association
Mr. Russell Libby , Executive Director, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Unity, Maine
Mr. Dan Richey , President and CEO, Riverfront Packing Company, Vero Beach, Florida; on behalf of the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association
Mr. Rodney Bivens , Executive Director, Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Dr. Ron Haskins , Senior Fellow Economic Studies Program, the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.
Ms. Stacy Dean , Vice President for Food Assistance Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Phil Blalock , Executive Director, National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs, Alexandria, Virginia