Farm Bill Hearing Explores Role of Research

Published online: Apr 05, 2017
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Rep. Rodney Davis, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research, held a hearing to highlight the importance of agricultural research as part of the committee’s hearing series on the next farm bill.

Each of the witnesses talked about the importance of research to the future success of agriculture and the farm economy. This was the first research-focused hearing conducted in preparation for the next farm bill. The House and Senate Agriculture Committees are expected to hold numerous additional hearings as they work to develop the next farm bill.

Written testimony provided by the witnesses and an archived webcast can be found here.