Farm Bill Listening Sessions

Senator Michael Bennet will host three days of Farm Bill listening sessions throughout Eastern Colorado with his agriculture policy staff from Washington, D.C. and Colorado regional staff members next week in Fort Morgan, Sterling, Wray, Burlington, Lamar, Springfield, La Junta, and Limon. Anyone with input on the Farm Bill process is welcome to attend, including local producers, community leaders, economic development leaders, and local institutions and businesses. 
 
Bennet, a member of the Senate Ag Committee, will host listening sessions throughout 2022 in anticipation of next year’s reauthorization of the Farm Bill. Colorado has a unique perspective on U.S. Department of Agriculture programs that are authorized in the Farm Bill, whether it’s conservation, commodities, disaster programs, rural development, forestry or nutrition. Bennet wants to make sure Colorado’s voice is part of the national discussion as Congress starts to set the stage for the new legislation. In 2017, Bennet organized two dozen staff-led Farm Bill Listening Sessions around the state.
 
Attendees should RSVP to james_thompson@bennet.senate.gov with the location where they would like to attend, their name, title and organization (if applicable), and contact information. 
 
Senator Bennet’s Farm Bill Listening Sessions
 
June 27
 
Fort Morgan 
8:30 – 9:45 am
Quail Ridge Dairy 
13500 County Road 21 
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
 
Sterling 
11am – 12:30pm
CSU Regional Engagement Center
304 Main St. 
Sterling, CO 80751  
 
Wray 
3:00 – 4:30 pm
Wray Rehabilitation and Activity Center
700 Main St. 
Wray, CO 80758
 
June 28
 
Burlington 
9:00 – 10:30 am
Burlington Community Center, Room B
340 S 14th St. 
Burlington, CO 80807
 
Lamar 
12:30 – 2:00 pm
May Ranch
County Road MM and County Road 12   
Lamar, CO 81052
 
Springfield 
4:30 – 6 pm
Baca County Resource Center
1260 Main St. 
Springfield, CO 
 
June 29
 
La Junta
9:30 – 11 am
Otero County Courthouse
Bauserman Room (107)
13 W. 3rd St. 
La Junta, CO 81050
 
Limon
1 – 2:30 pm
Limon Community Building
477 D Ave. 
Limon, CO 80828

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