04.14.15

Chairman Roberts Announces Witnesses for Senate Agriculture Hearing on Agriculture Trade with Cuba

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced witnesses for the Committee’s hearing on opportunities and challenges for agriculture trade with Cuba.

What:  Opportunities and Challenges for Agriculture Trade with Cuba

Who:  Panel I
The Honorable Michael T. Scuse, Under Secretary, Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC
Mr. Matthew Borman, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC
Mr. John Smith, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC

Panel II
Mr. Michael V. Beall, President & CEO, National Cooperative Business Association, Washington, DC
Mr. Terry Harris, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Risk Management, Riceland Foods, Stuttgart, Ark.
Mr. Ralph Kaehler, Farmer and Owner, Kaehler Cattle Company, St. Charles, Minn.
Mr. Doug Keesling, Fifth Generation Owner, Keesling Farms, Kansas Wheat, Chase, Kan.
Dr. C. Parr Rosson III, Professor & Department Head, Department of Agriculture Economics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Date:   Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Time:  10:00 a.m.

Place:  328A Russell Senate Office Building

**Please note: Space will be limited in the hearing room. The hearing will be webcast live on www.ag.senate.gov

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