April 1, 2011
Sen. Debbie Stabenow (Mich.), chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, announced that the committee's first Farm Bill field hearing will be held on April 9 in Lansing, Mich. The hearing will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Kellogg Center at Michigan State University.
The hearing, "Opportunities for Growth: Michigan and the 2012 Farm Bill," will focus on the upcoming reauthorization of the Farm Bill, examining agriculture as well as energy, conservation, rural development, research, forestry and nutrition policies that affect Michigan.
Interested parties can participate in the hearing by submitting written testimony, which will be included in the official record of the hearing. Three copies of the testimony can be submitted at the hearing or can be sent to the committee no later than April 16. Questions for possible consideration by the panel members during a limited question and answer period can also be submitted before April 7. Testimony or questions can be sent to email@example.com
Additional information is available at http://ag.senate.gov