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 witnesses for the Committee’s upcoming hearing to gather perspectives on the farm economy.
Title: Examining the Farm Economy: Perspectives on Rural America
Who: Dr. Robert Johansson, Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Nathan Kauffman, Assistant Vice President, Economist, and Omaha Branch executive, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Omaha, Neb.
Mr. Alec Sheffer, Director of Retail Sales, Agri-AFC, Montgomery, Ala.
Dr. Bruce Weber, Professor Emeritus of Applied Economics, Director of Rural Studies Program, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Ore.
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time: 10:00 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.