ANNOUNCES NEXT FARM BILL FORUM VENUES
Secretary Mike Johanns announced Thursday (July 7) the location
of the next three USDA Farm Bill Forums before a full-capacity
audience of more than 400 stakeholders who attended the kick-off
of USDA's nationwide farm bill listening tour in Nashville, Tennessee.
Forums are scheduled as follows:
26 - 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (CST) North Dakota State Fair - Minot,
3 - 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Minnesota Farm Fest - Redwood County,
4 - 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Wisconsin State Fair - West Allis, WI
public is also welcome to submit comments via the USDA Farm Bill
Forums website at http://www.usda.gov/farmbill.
ALSO IN THIS WEEK'S RAP-UP
(Members-Only articles are indicated in bold.)