Farm Bill Listening Session Highlights Farmfest Forums

EXCERPT: “A U.S. House Agriculture Committee “Listening Session” on the next Farm Bill will highlight the feature Forums at FARMFEST this year. The Farm Bill “Listening Session” will be held on Thursday, August 3, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, and is titled: “The Next Farm Bill …… Conversations in the Field”. The event will be hosted by U.S. House Agriculture Committee Chair, Congressman Michael Conway (R-TX) and Committee Ranking Member, Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN). Other members of the U.S. House Ag Committee have been invited to participate in the Farm Bill forum at FARMFEST, and several U.S. House members from the Upper Midwest are expected to attend. During the “Listening Session” there will be opportunities to hear from the U.S. House Ag Committee leadership, as well as to make comments to the Committee, on issues related to development of the next Farm Bill.” FULLSTORY: SCHEDULE: