Foster Swift Agricultural Law Update
On February 1, 2012, the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry announced the schedule of several hearings for the Farm Bill. The tentative schedule set the following meetings and topic areas: February 15, 2012--Energy and Economic Growth for Rural America; February 29, 2012--Strengthening Conservation through the 2012 Farm Bill; March 14, 2012--Health Food Initiatives, Local Production and Nutrition; March 21, 2012--Risk Management and Commodities in the 2012 Farm Bill. The announcement did not identify the locations of these hearings or the witnesses that will be heard.
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