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Roberts, Stabenow Announce Farm Economy Hearing Witnesses
Nebraska Ag Connection - 05/23/2017

U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., Tuesday announced witnesses for the Committee's upcoming hearing to gather perspectives on the farm economy.

"Examining the Farm Economy: Perspectives on Rural America" will include testimoy by:

- Dr. Robert Johansson, Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

- Dr. Nathan Kauffman, Assistant Vice President, Economist, and Omaha Branch executive, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Omaha, Neb.

- Alec Sheffer, Director of Retail Sales, Agri-AFC, Montgomery, Ala.

- Dr. Bruce Weber, Professor Emeritus of Applied Economics, Director of Rural Studies Program, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Ore.

The hearing is set for May 25, beginning at 10 a.m. The hearing will be webcast live on ag.senate.gov.

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