Field Hearing

Hearing from the Heartland: Perspectives on the 2018 Farm Bill from Kansas (2:00 pm CT)


Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017 Time: 03:00 PM Location: McCain Auditorium at Kansas State University, 1501 Goldstein Circle in Manhattan, KS

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Witnesses


Welcome Panel

  1. General Richard Myers
    President
    Kansas State University
    Manhattan , KS
  2. The Honorable Roger Marshall, M.D.
    Congressman
    U.S. House of Representatives
    Washington , D.C.
  3. The Honorable Jackie McClaskey
    Secretary
    Kansas Department of Agriculture
    Manhattan , KS

Panel I

  1. Mr. David Clawson
    The Clawson Ranch Partnership
    Plains , KS
  2. Mrs. Lynda Foster
    Foster Dairy
    Fort Scott , KS
  3. Mrs. Amy France
    France Family Farms
    Marienthal , KS
  4. Mr. Lucas Heinen
    Farmer
    Heinen Family Farms
    Everest , KS
  5. Mr. Tom Lahey
    Owner/Operator
    Tom Lahey Farm
    Moscow , KS
  6. Mr. Kent Moore
    Director
    Kansas Corn Growers Association
    Iuka , KS
  7. Mr. Cameron Peirce
    Owner/Operator
    Peirce Farms
    Hutchinson , KS
  8. Mr. Michael Springer
    Springer Family Foods, LLC
    Independence , KS
  9. Mr. Kenneth Wood
    Owner/Operator
    Riverside Stock Farm, Inc.
    Manhattan , KS
  10. Mr. Kent Winter
    Owner/Operator
    Kent Winter Farm
    Mt. Hope , KS

Panel II

  1. Mr. Shan Hanes
    President & CEO
    First National Bank of Elkhart
    Elkhart , KS
  2. Ms. Catherine Moyer
    General Manager
    Pioneer Communications
    Ulysses , KS
  3. Ms. Kathleen O'Brien
    General Manager
    Nemaha-Marshall Electric Cooperative
    Axtell , KS
  4. Mrs. Gena Ott
    Financial Officer
    Frontier Farm Credit
    Emporia , KS
  5. Mr. Derek Peine
    Chairman of the Board
    Renew Kansas
    Oakley , KS
  6. Mr. Greg Ruehle
    President & CEO
    Servi-tech, Inc.
    Dodge City , KS
  7. Mr. Clay Scott
    Kansas Water Congress
    Ulysses , KS
  8. Mrs. Cherise Tieben
    City Manager
    Dodge City , KS