Next week, the US House Committee on Agriculture will hold two subcommittee hearings. The first will be held by the Subcommittee on Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture on September 13, 2011 and will examine USDA rural development policies. It starts at 10:00am EDT, and you should be able to watch/listen to the hearing by clicking here.
On September 14th, the Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry will hold a hearing to examine the issue of feed availability and its effect on the livestock and poultry industries. This hearing starts at 1:30pm EDT, and you can listen or watch by clicking here.
Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) will be holding a tele-townhall meeting on Monday, September 12th, 2011. The call will start at 7:00pm MDT/6:00pm PDT. This is an excellent way to get an update on what is happening in Washington, and also to ask the Senator a question. To participate, you’ll need to click here.