Hearing to Review Rural Development Programs in Advance of the 2012 Farm Bill
| Jul 20, 2010 10:00am
WASHINGTON - On July 20, 2010, Congressman Mike McIntyre, D-N.C., Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Rural Development, Biotechnology, Specialty Crops, and Foreign Agriculture, held a hearing to review the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s rural development programs in advance of the 2012 Farm Bill.
Hon. Dallas P. Tonsager , Under Secretary for Rural Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Van H. Ayers , Board Member, Delta Land and Community, and Agriculture and Rural Development Specialist, University of Missouri Extension, Bloomfield, Missouri
Mr. Ralph E. "Eddie" Miller , Director of Community Development, North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperatives, Raleigh, North Carolina
Mr. Mark Bahnson , General Manager, Bloomingdale Telephone Company on behalf of National Telecommunications Cooperative Association, Bloomingdale, Michigan
Mr. Lee Beaulac , Vice President, PathStone Corporation, Rochester, New York
Mr. Thomas Higginbotham , Executive Director, Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District, Norfolk, Nebraska on behalf of National Association of Development Organizations
Mr. Ed Miller , Director of Economic Development, King and Queen County, Virginia, Mechanicsville, Virginia