Informational Meeting to discuss programs offered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Tuesday May 1, 2012
9:00 a.m., Senate Majority Caucus Room


9:00 a.m. Welcome
Senator Elder Vogel, Jr.
Chairman, Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee
9:05 a.m. Conservation, Price Support, Disaster and Farm Loan Programs
Bill Wehry
State Executive Director, USDA Farm Service Agency
9:20 a.m. Energy and Disaster Programs, Rural Business Enterprise Grants Program, and Value Added & Community Facilities Programs
Tom Williams
State Director, USDA Rural Development
9:35 a.m. Working Lands for Wildlife and Water Quality Initiative
Denise Coleman
State Conservationist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
9:45 a.m. Q & A