Subcommittee Hearings

Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade

Modernizing Agriculture Producer Size Standards

On Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade held a hearing titled,  Modernizing Agriculture Producer Size Standards. The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will be webstreamed live HERE.

The purpose of the hearing was to examine possible alternatives to the current statutory framework.

Opening Statement:

Chairman Scott Tipton (R-CO)

Witnesses and Testimony: 

  •  Mr. John Shoraka, Associate Administrator for Government Contracting and Business Development, United States Small Business Administration, Washington, DC

    •  Mr. Mark Oestman, Owner, Oestman Farms, LLC, Eckley, CO

    • Mr. Ken Keesaman, Owner, KK Farms Red Angus, Osborn, MO

    • Mr. Robert Guenther, Senior VP, Public Policy, United Fresh Produce Association

      Additional Items:

    • Hearing Notice
    • Witness List
    • Hearing Memo
    • Hearing Video