Monday, February 6, 2012

Mississippi River Basin-Related Congressional Hearings for the Week and Beyond - Including Farm Bill Hearing Schedule Updates

There is only one U.S. Congressional hearing scheduled this week of particular relevance to Mississippi River Basin water resource issues.  That is:
Looking beyond this week, on the hearing schedule, here are the currently-scheduled, upcoming Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee Farm Bill Hearings (note the schedule change of the Conservation hearing):
  • Wednesday, February 15: Energy and Economic Growth for Rural America
  • Wednesday, February 28: Strengthening Conservation through the 2012 Farm Bill (note that this is a date change from the originally-announced February 29 date)
  • Wednesday, March 14: Healthy Food Initiatives, Local Production and Nutrition
  • Wednesday, March 21: Risk Management and Commodities in the 2012 Farm Bill

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