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Angelo State University Selected to Host Farm Bill Listening Session
July 31, 2017 | Angelo State University (Federal Relations)
All eyes of the agricultural industry in the Lone Star state were on Angelo State
University in San Angelo, Texas, on Monday, July 31 as ASU hosted the Farm Bill Listening
Session: Conversations in the Field, on campus at the C.J. Davidson Conference Center.
The U.S. House Committee on Agriculture
will travel the country hosting five total listening sessions across the nation.
San Angelo was the only listening session held in Texas while other listening sessions
took place in Gainesville, Florida, Morgan, Minnesota, Modesto, California and Decatur,
House Ag Committee Chairman Michael Conaway, Ranking Member Collin Peterson and members
of the committee listened to farmers and ranchers who are directly impacted by the
upcoming 2018 farm bill.
Listening Session Attendees:
Michael Conaway, TX-11, Chairman House Ag Committee
Collin Peterson, MN-7, Ranking Member House Ag Committee
Glenn Thompson, PA-5, Vice Chairman House Ag Committee
Rep. Jodey Arrington, TX-19, House Ag Committee Member
Rep. David Rouzer, NC-7, House Ag Committee Member
Rep. Roger Marshall, KS-1, House Ag Committee Member
Rep. Rodney Davis, IL-13, House Ag Committee Member
Rep. Darren Soto, FL-9, House Ag Committee Member