|Agenda||Senate Committee on Agriculture Joint Meeting with House Committee on Agriculture
Presentations Titled: 'Agricultural Challenges of Today – How They Affect You Tomorrow.'
Testimony: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Guests from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA):
Joel Johnson, Michigan State Executive Director, USDA Farm Service Agency
Garry Lee, Michigan State Conservationist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Richard Sarff, Springfield Regional Office Deputy Director, USDA Risk Management Agency
Guests from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD):
Gary McDowell, Director
Ken McFarlane, Chief Deputy Director
Dave Armstrong, President and CEO, Greenstone Farm Credit Services
Guests from Michigan State University (MSU):
Ron Hendrick, Dean of College and Natural Resources
Jeff Dwyer, Director, MSU Extension
Guests from the Michigan Farm Bureau:
Rebecca Park, Michigan Farm Bureau
Doug Darling, Monroe County Framer
Stephanie Schafer, Clinton County Farmer
Tim Boring, Vice President, Michigan Agri-Business Association
And any other business properly before the committee.