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SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION & FORESTRY SENATE COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, SUBCOMMITTEE ON DISASTER RECOVERY

Assessing the Effectiveness of Agricultural Disaster Assistance Programs in the Wake of the 2008 Midwest Floods, Hurricane Gustav, and Hurrican Ike

Date:
Time: 10:00am
Location: 328A Russell Senate Office Building

Panel 1

  • Mr. Chuck Conner

    Deputy Secretary
    US Department of Agriculture
    Washington, DC
  • Ms. Kate Houston

    Deputy Under Secretary for Food Nutrition, and Consumer Services
    US Department of Agriculture
    Washington, DC
  • Mr. Arlen Lancaster

    Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service
    US Department of Agriculture
    Washington, DC

Panel 2

  • Dr. Mike Strain

    Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner
    Louisiana Department of Agriculture
    Baton Rouge, LA
  • Ms. Barb Prather

    Executive Director
    Northeast Iowa Food Bank
    Waterloo, IA
  • Mr. Lyle Asell

    Special Assistant to the Director on Agriculture
    Iowa Department of Natural Resources
    Des Moines, IA
  • Mr. Dickie Ellender

    Southwest Louisiana Sugarcane Farmer
    Bourg, LA
  • Ms. Natalie Jayroe

    Director
    Second Harvest Food Bank
    New Orleans, LA
  • Mr. John Hardwick

    Farmer
    Newellton, LA