Is There a Farm Bill Hearing Near You?

The House Agriculture Committee recently announced a number of Farm Bill hearings in March and April of this year. The hearings will take place in New York, Illinois, Arkansas, and Kansas. See below locations and dates.

This is an opportunity for committee members to hear from YOU about what’s working and not working for farmers, ranchers, and the communities they serve. If you can attend a hearing and need talking points on how the next Farm Bill can better support organic seed systems — and the broader organic community — start with the National Organic Coalition’s platform. If you cannot attend a hearing near you, or if the nearest hearing is, well, far away, you can listen via a webcast (details here).

Friday, March 9, 2012 – 9:00 a.m. EST
North Country Community College, Sparks Athletic Complex
23 Santanoni Ave
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Friday, March 23, 2012 – 9:00 a.m. CDT
Carl Sandburg College, Student Center Building B
2400 Tom L Wilson Blvd
Galesburg, IL 61401

Friday, March 30, 2012 – 9:00 a.m. CDT
Riceland Hall, Fowler Center
Arkansas State University
201 Olympic Drive
State University, AR 72467

Friday, April 20, 2012 – 9:00 a.m. CDT
Magouirk Conference Center
4100 W Comanche
Dodge City, KS 67801

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