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