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House: Adjourned until Tuesday, August 27, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Senate: Adjourned until Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:00:00 AM


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CommitteeAgriculture
Clerk Phone NumberElena Palombo - 517-373-1721
LocationMSU Pavilion, Michigan State University 4301 Farm Lane, Lansing, MI 48910
DateTuesday, 8/13/2019
Time9:00 a.m.
AgendaSenate 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.
ChairKevin Daley


In the spirit of compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), individuals with a disability should feel free to contact the Senate Business Office by phone [(517) 373-1675] or email senbusinessoffice@senate.michigan.gov if requesting special services to effectively participate in the meeting.
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