House Agriculture Committee Holding Specialty Crops Hearing

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The House Committee on Agriculture has announced it will hold a committee hearing next Wednesday, July 12, titled “The Next Farm Bill: Technology & Innovation in Specialty Crops.

Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway issued the following statement:

“Specialty crop production is a pivotal and growing sector of our agriculture industry. As we look at the farm bill through the lens of the current farm economy, innovation and technology will remain essential for farmers and ranchers to continue producing more food and fiber with fewer resources. I look forward to hearing from our witnesses on ways to build upon public-private partnerships and innovation to benefit specialty crop producers.”

The hearing again will be Wednesday, July 12, 2017, starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Longworth House Office Building in Washington, D.C. It will be a public hearing that includes the full committee.

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