Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement welcoming the news that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will move forward with implementing the Actual Production History (APH) adjustment for 2015 spring-planted crops. This crop insurance provision in the Agricultural Act of 2014 allows yield adjustments when losses are widespread and beyond the control of producers.
Committee Announces Witness List for New York Field Hearing
Below is a witness list for the June 26, 2006 full Committee field hearing in Canandaigua, NY.
House Committee on Agriculture
Field hearing to review federal farm policy
Monday, June 26, 2006
9:30 a.m., EDT
Canandaigua Inn on the Lake
Canandaigua, New York
Mr. Ron Robbins, Crop and Dairy Producer, Sackets Harbor, New York
Mr. John Lincoln, Dairy Producer, Bloomfield, New York
Mr. Lew Gardner, Dairy Producer, Galeton, Pennsylvania
Ms. Sue Keister, Consulting Forester and Forest Landowner, Wayland, New York
Mr. John Martini, Winegrape Producer, Penn Yan, New York
Mr. Jim Bedient, Wine and Juice Grape Producer, Branchport, New York
Mr. Mark Nicholson, Apple Producer, Geneva, New York
Ms. Maureen Torrey Marshall, Fresh Market Vegetable and Dairy Producer, Elba, New York
Mr. Bob Nolan, Vegetable Producer, East Patchogue, New York
Mr. Tom McCormick, Potato and Dairy Producer, Bliss, New York
NOTE: Live Audio will be available at the start of the hearing,.