Hearing to Review Economic Conditions Facing the Dairy Industry, Part Two
| Jul 21, 2009 11:00am
WASHINGTON – On July 21, 2009, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry held the second of three scheduled hearings that month to review the economic conditions facing the dairy industry. Subcommittee Chairman David Scott of Georgia called the hearing to hear additional perspectives from dairy farmers across the country regarding the steady decline in milk prices over the last two years.
Mr. Ed Welch , President and CEO, Associated Milk Producers, Inc., on behalf of the Midwest Dairy Coalition, New Ulm, Minnesota
Mr. Phil Plourd , President, Blimling and Associates, Inc./Roger W. Blimling, Inc.
Mr. Everett Williams , dairy farmer, and President, Georgia Milk Producers, Inc., Madison, Georgia
Mr. Paul Rozwadowski , dairy farmer, and Dairy Subcommittee Chair, National Family Farm Coalition, Stanley, Wisconsin
Mr. Scott Hoese , President, Carver County Farmers Union, on behalf of National Farmers Union, Mayer, Minnesota
Mr. Donald DeJong , dairy farmer, Hartley, Texas