WHAT: The House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs committees, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and Sen. Elder Vogel (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence), will hold a joint informational meeting to discuss issues facing the state’s agriculture industry.
WHO: Causer, Vogel and members of the committees, as well as the following presenters: Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding; Dr. Richard Roush, dean of Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences; and a panel discussion featuring Hannah Smith-Brubaker, executive director, Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture; Rick Ebert, president, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau; Christian Herr, executive vice president, PennAg Industries; and Wayne Campbell, president, Pennsylvania State Grange.
WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 15, at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Russell E. Larson Ag Research Center, 2710 West Pine Grove Road, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865
. The meeting will be held in the theater at the College of Agricultural Sciences Exhibits Building.
WEB STREAMING: Barring technical difficulties, the meeting will be streamed live at RepCauser.com
. Complete footage of the hearing will be posted by Thursday afternoon, also at RepCauser.com
Media contact: Patricia Hippler, 717.772.9846 or 717.649.4689, firstname.lastname@example.org