09.25.2015

House Agriculture Research Subcommittee to Hold Public Hearing on September 29th

On Tuesday, September 29th at 10 am ET the House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research will host a public hearing to highlight research innovations achieved by our nation’s agricultural colleges and universities. Witnesses will include:

  • Dr. Robert J. Hauser, Dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Science, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  • Dr. James W. Moyer, Associate Dean for Research, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • Dr. Mindy Brashears, Director of the International Center for Food Industry Excellence, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • Dr. Michael Heithaus, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Florida International University, North Miami, FL
  • Dr. Michael P. Lacy, Professor and Department Head, Department of Poultry Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • Dr. Douglas D. Buhler, Senior Associate Dean for Research, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

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