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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