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Roberts, Stabenow Announce Livestock and Poultry Hearing
USAgNet - 09/18/2019

U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow Tuesday announced the Committee will hold a hearing titled, "Perspectives on the Livestock and Poultry Sectors."

It will take place Sept. 25 beginning at 10 a.m. in 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Those expected to testify at the hearing include:

- Jennifer Houston, president, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, and East Tennessee Livestock Center, Sweetwater, Tenn.

- Ron Kardel, vice chairman, National Turkey Federation, and West Liberty Foods grower, Walcott, Iowa

- Dr. Jayson Lusk, Distinguished Professor and head, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

- Burton Pfliger, past president, American Sheep Industry Association, and Roselawn Legacy Hampshires, Bismarck, N.D.

- Trent Thiele, president, Iowa Pork Producers Association, and KMAX Farms, LLC, Elma, Iowa

- Shane Eaton, Member, United States Cattlemen's Association, and Eaton Charolais, Lindsay, Mont.

The hearing will be webcast live on ag.senate.gov.

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