Full Committee Hearing

Risk Management and Commodities in the 2012 Farm Bill


Date: Thursday, March 15, 2012 Time: 09:00 AM Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building

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Member Statements


  1.  Debbie Stabenow (Democrat - Michigan)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Mr. Michael Scuse
    Acting Undersecretary
    Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Ms. Hope Hills
    Grower
    Bangor , MI
  2. Mr. Jarvis Garetson
    Farmer
    Copeland , KS
  3. Ms. Ruth Gerdes
    Farmer and Crop Insurance Agent
    Auburn , NE
  4. Mr. Steve Rutledge
    Chairman, President, and CEO
    Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
    West Des Moines , IA

Panel III

  1. Mr. Steve Wellman
    President
    American Soybean Association
    Syracuse , NE
  2. Ms. Pam Johnson
    First Vice President
    National Corn Growers Association
    Floyd , IA
  3. Mr. Erik Younggren
    President
    National Association of Wheat Growers
    Hallock , MN
  4. Mr. Jimbo Grissom
    President
    Western Peanut Growers Association
    Seminole , TX
  5. Mr. Travis Henry Satterfield
    Partner
    Satterfield Farms
    Bolivar County , MS
  6. Mr. Chuck Coley
    Chairman
    National Cotton Council
    Vienna , GA

Panel IV

  1. Mr. Roger Johnson
    President
    National Farmers Union
    Washington , DC
  2. Mr. Bob Stallman
    President
    American Farm Bureau Federation
    Washington , DC
  3. Mr. Ryan Best
    President
    Future Farmers of America
    Portales , NM

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