In advance of today’s Senate hearing on U.S. country of origin labeling, Mexican and Canadian officials sent separate letters to Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairman and ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, stating that a full repeal of COOL is the only option.
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,.