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Nelson, White lead witness list for Senate Ag hearing

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., announced Tuesday that Farm Service Agency Administrator Bruce Nelson and Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Dave White will be lead witnesses when the committee holds a hearing next Tuesday on conservation and the next farm bill.

Testifying on a second panel of interested groups will be:
  • Jeff Trandahl, executive director and CEO, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
  • Becky Humphries, director of the Great Lakes/Atlantic Regional Office, Ducks Unlimited, Inc., in Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Dean Stoskopf, a wheat farmer from Hoisington, Kan.
  • Carl Mattson, a farmer from Chester, Mont.
  • Darrel Mosel, a farmer from Gaylord, Minn.
  • Earl Garber, first vice president, National Association of Conservation Districts, from Iota, Iowa.