05.23.16

Chairman Roberts Announces Witnesses for Hearing on U.S. Livestock and Poultry Sectors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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 to review the U.S. livestock and poultry sectors.

What:  A Review of the U.S. Livestock and Poultry Sectors: Marketplace‎ Opportunities and Challenges

Who:   Tracy Brunner, President, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Cow Camp Feedyard, Inc, Ramona, Kan.

Ronald Truex, Chairman, United Egg Producers, Creighton Brothers, LLC, Atwood, Ind.

Dr. Howard Hill, Past President, National Pork Producers Council, Breeze Hill Farms and H&K Enterprises, Cambridge, Iowa

Joe Goggins, Producer, U.S. Cattlemen’s Association, Vermilion Ranch Co., Public Auction Yards, & Northern Livestock Video Auction, Billings, Mont.

John Zimmerman, Producer, National Turkey Federation/Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, P&J Products, Northfield, Minn.

Date:   Thursday, May 26, 2016

Time:  10:00 a.m.

Place:  216 Hart Senate Office Building

***Please note: Press bringing audio/video equipment should check in with the Senate Radio-Television Gallery at radiotv.senate.gov or 202-224-6421. The hearing will be webcast live on ag.senate.gov.

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