Hearing to Review U.S. Farm Safety Net Programs in Advance of the 2012 Farm Bill

General Farm Commodities and Risk Management | 1300 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
| Jun 24, 2010 10:00am

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Witnesses

Panel 1

Mr. Philip Nelson , President, Illinois Farm Bureau on behalf of American Farm Bureau Federation, Seneca, Illinois

Mr. Kent Peppler , President, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union on behalf of the National Farmers Union, Denver, Colorado

Mr. Anthony Bush , Chairman of the Public Policy Action Team, National Corn Growers Association, Mt. Gilead, Ohio

Mr. Dave Henderson , President, National Barley Growers Association, Cut Bank, Montana

Mr. Rob Joslin , President, American Soybean Association, Sidney, Ohio

Panel 2

Mr. Gary Murphy , Chairman of the Board of Directors, U.S. Rice Producers Association on behalf of the U.S. Rice Producers Association and USA Rice Federation, Bernie, Missouri

Mr. Gerald Simonsen , Chairman of the Board of Directors, National Sorghum Producers, Ruskin, Nebraska

Mr. Eddie Smith , Chairman, National Cotton Council, Floydada, Texas

Mr. Jim Thompson , Chairman, USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council, Farmington, Washington

Mr. Erik Younggren , Second Vice President, National Association of Wheat Growers, Hallock, Minnesota