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Rep. Austin Scott Hosts Farm Bill Listening Session at Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie

October 19, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, Congressman Austin Scott (R-GA-08), along with U.S. Representatives Rick Allen (R-GA-12) and Al Lawson (D-FL-05), hosted a listening session entitled, “The Next Farm Bill: Conversations with Congress.”

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black moderated the event, which was a time for producers to submit comments to the Members of Congress on issues pertinent to the 2018 farm bill.

Those interested in listening to the full event can find a recording of the event by clicking here. Additionally, below are images from the event.

Rep. Austin Scott meets with Fort Valley State University (FVSU) representatives at the Expo

 

Rep. Scott visits with representatives from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) at their building at the Expo

 

University of Georgia President Jere Morehead gives opening remarks at the Farm Bill Listening Session

 

Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black gives opening remarks at the Farm Bill Listening Session at the Expo

 

Richey Seaton with the GA Cotton Commission submits comments to the panel

 

Libba Johnson of Moultrie submits comments to the panel on the importance of 4-H and FFA funding in the Farm Bill

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