Hearing to Review Specialty Crop and Organic Agriculture Programs in Advance of the 2012 Farm Bill

1300 Longowrth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
| Jul 21, 2010 10:00am

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Witnesses

Panel 1

Mr. James A. Angelucci , General Manager, Phillips Mushroom Farms on behalf of the American Mushroom Institute, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Mr. Robert N. Jones , Director of Production, The Chef's Garden, Huron, Ohio

Mr. Bernie Kohl Jr., President, Angelica Nurseries, Inc. on behalf of the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA), Kennedyville, Maryland

Mr. Mark Nicholson , Executive Vice President, Red Jacket Orchards, Geneva, New York

Mr. Paul Platz , corn, soybean, green pea, and sweet corn producer, Lafayette, Minnesota

Mr. Daniel R. Richey , President/CEO, Riverfront Packing Company, President,Riverfront Growers, Inc., and President, Gulfstream Harvesting Company, Vero Beach, Florida

Dr. Margaret A. Smith , Ph.D., Value Added/Sustainable Agriculture Extension Educator, Iowa State University, and Co-manager, Ash Grove Farm, Hampton, Iowa