10.30.19

Roberts, Stabenow Announce Farm Bill Implementation Hearing on Rural Development, Energy Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., today announced the Committee will hold a hearing titled, “Implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill: Rural Development and Energy Programs.” 

Who:   Panel I

Ms. Bette Brand, Administrator, Rural Business Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Bruce Lammers, Administrator, Rural Housing Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Chad Rupe, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 

Panel II

Mr. Keith Hayward, General Manager and CEO, North East Mississippi Electric Power Association, Oxford, Miss.

Mr. Bryan Sievers, Manager, AgriReNew, Glenora Feed Yard, and Sievers Family Farms, Stockton, Iowa

Mr. Michael Stanley, CEO, Grace Health, Corbin, Ky.

Dr. Jeff Dwyer, Director, MSU Extension, East Lansing, Mich.

Date:   Thursday, November 7, 2019 

Time:  9:30 a.m.

Place:  328A Russell 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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Press Contact

Meghan Cline (Roberts): 202-224-2035

Jess McCarron (Stabenow): 202-224-1437