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Dean Hauser Testimony to U.S. House Agricultural Subcommittee

Published September 28, 2015
ACES Dean Robert Hauser
ACES Dean Robert Hauser

URBANA, Ill. - Robert Hauser, dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences has been invited to testify at the U.S. House Agriculture Committee’s Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee hearing beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Hauser’s testimony will focus on research issues related to major field crops and renewable energy crops, and the associated role of USDA/NIFA funding. The subcommittee will also take the opportunity to discuss policy challenges facing the research community, such as extension and outreach, mechanisms to leverage federal resources, cooperation between the various institutions, and other issues of importance to the community.

The hearing, which will last until about noon, will be streamed live on the House Agriculture Committee’s website. Shortly afterwards, video of the hearing will be available.

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