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House Ag Committee Announces Farm Bill Listening Session

“The Next Farm Bill, Conversations in the Field,” a committee listening session, will take place in Gainesville, Florida on June 24.

Ahead of the next farm bill, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway and Ranking Member Collin Peterson announced the first of several committee activities across the country intended to stimulate conversation and gather input from farmers, ranchers, and stakeholders. Upon announcement of the listening session, the chairman and ranking member stated they are looking forward to these events, and to help them get a better idea of how these programs are actually working, which will be beneficial as they look to potential changes in the next bill. They encourage farmers, ranchers, and other stakeholders to join them.

A specific location for the session has not been announced, but if you want to attend and need more information, look at the House Committee on Agriculture Press Release site for more information.