Full Committee Hearing

Farmers and Foresters: Opportunities to Lead in Tackling Climate Change


Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021 Time: 10:15 AM Location: 301 Russell Senate Office Building

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Agenda


For this hearing, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members, witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room.

Accordingly, press seating is limited. All media must RSVP to your respective gallery to reserve a seat, and only Hill-credentialed media will be permitted to attend.

Per CDC guidelines, press should wear a mask. Masks and other PPE, as well as sanitation supplies, will be available at the entrance to the hearing room.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are currently not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, other in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.

Witnesses


  1. Mr. Clay Pope
    Farmer
    National Farmers Union
    Loyal, OK
  2. Mr. Mark Isbell
    Farmer
    USA Rice
    England, AR
  3. Mr. John Reifsteck
    Chairman
    GROWMARK cooperative, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
    Bloomington, IL
  4. Mrs. Stefanie Smallhouse
    President
    Arizona Farm Bureau Federation
    Gilbert, AZ
  5. Mrs. Cori Wittman Stitt
    Farmer Advisor
    Environmental Defense Fund
    Lapwai, ID