Senators Stabenow, Boozman Announce Witnesses for Hearing Examining Markets, Transparency, and Prices from Cattle Producer to Consumer

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman, (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, today announced witnesses for the Committee’s upcoming hearing titled, “Examining Markets, Transparency, and Prices from Cattle Producer to Consumer.

Please note the updated location for this hearing.

Who: Mr. Justin Tupper, Vice President, United States Cattlemen’s Association, St. Onge, SD

Mr. Mark Gardiner, Partner, Gardiner Angus Ranch, Ashland, KS

Dr. Glynn T. Tonsor, Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Dr. Dustin Aherin, Vice President, RaboResearch Animal Protein Analyst, Rabobank, Chesterfield, MO

Dr. Mary K. Hendrickson, Associate Professor, Division of Applied Social Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Updated Room: G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building

***The Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician, the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room as well as wearing a mask or face covering. Pursuant to this guidance, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, the general public will not be allowed to attend the hearing.

Media Guidance: Congressionally-credentialed members of the media wishing to attend the hearing should RSVP to their respective gallery by 5:00 p.m. on June 22, 2021. Editorial presence will be limited due to social distancing requirements. Questions about coverage should be directed to respective congressional media galleries.

Daily print reporters should RSVP to Daily Press Gallery at 202-224-0241.
Periodical reporters should RSVP to Periodical Press Gallery at 202-224-0265.
Press photographers should RSVP to Press_photo@saa.senate.gov or 202-224-6548. There is a mandatory TV pool. Contact the Senate Radio-TV Gallery at 202-224-6421 for additional details.