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Senate and House Ag Committee Hearings This Week Touch on Western Water Crisis and Crop Insurance
Two Senate Agriculture subcommittees have scheduled hearings this week:
On Tuesday at 9 a.m. Central, the Conservation, Climate Forestry and Natural Resources Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, "The Western Water Crisis: Confronting Persistent Drought and Building Resilience on Our Forests and Farmland."
Witnesses will be Andy Mueller, general manager of the Colorado Water Conservation District; Courtney Schultz, Colorado State University; Ellen Herbert, senior scientist with Ducks Unlimited; Tom Willis, owner/manager of the Kansas State University Water Farm; and Earl Lewis, chief engineer, Western States Water Council.
On Thursday, at 10 a.m. Central, the Commodities, Risk Management and Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, "Agricultural Trade: Priorities and Issues Facing America's Farmers." A witness list has not yet been published.
The hearings will be livestreamed on the Senate Agriculture Committee website.
Senate Agriculture Committee -- The Western Water Crisis: Confronting Persistent Drought and Building Resilience on our Forests and Farmland: https://www.agriculture.senate.gov/…
House Ag Subcommittees to Hold Farm Bill Hearings
Two House Agriculture subcommittees will hold hearings this week on titles of the 2023 farm bill.
On Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. Central, the Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program titled "A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Stakeholder Perspectives on SNAP."
On Thursday at 8 a.m. Central, the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled "A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Economic Perspectives on Title I Commodities and Title XI Crop Insurance."
The hearings will be livestream on the House Agriculture Committee website.
- House Agriculture Committee -- A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Stakeholder Perspectives on SNAP https://www.youtube.com/…
-A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Economic Perspectives on Title I Commodities/Title XI Crop Insurance
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