The House and Senate Committees on Agriculture are holding a special joint hearing next week to listen to the concerns of farmers and agricultural stakeholders. According to Representative Julie Alexander (R-Hanover), chairwoman of the House Agriculture Committee, the goal is to hear the concerns of those working in the industry as they navigate current challenges in the industry.
The joint hearing will be held on Tuesday, August 13, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education on the campus of Michigan State University. The list of presenters includes:
According to the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, agriculture is Michigan’s second largest economic sector, contributing roughly $104.7 billion in economic activity.
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