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House Ag sets seven farm bill hearings

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., announced late Tuesday that his committee will hold seven farm bill hearings in Washington in April and May, following the last field hearing this Friday in Dodge City, Kansas.

The hearing schedule and subjects for review are as follows:

Wednesday, April 25
Subcommittee on Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture
USDA Farm Bill Rural Development Programs

Thursday, April 26
Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry
USDA Farm Bill Conservation Programs

Thursday, April 26
Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry
USDA Farm Bill Dairy Programs

Tuesday, May 8
Subcommittee on Nutrition and Horticulture
USDA Farm Bill Nutrition and Specialty Crop Programs

Thursday, May 10
Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Credit
USDA Farm Bill Credit Programs

Wednesday, May 16
Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
USDA Farm Bill Commodity and Crop Insurance Programs

Thursday, May 17
Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
USDA Farm Bill Commodity and Crop Insurance Programs

Friday, May 18
Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry
USDA Farm Bill Energy and Forestry Programs