May 16 Hearing witnesses included (links are PDF downloads):

Panel 1

  • Dr. Joe Outlaw, Professor and Extension Economist, Department of Agricultural Economics, Co-Director, Agricultural and Food Policy Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • Dr. Gary Schnitkey, Professor, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  • Dr. Keith Collins, Economic Advisor to National Crop Insurance Services, Former USDA Chief Economist, Centreville, VA

Panel 2


May 17 hearing witnesses

Panel 3

Panel 4

  • Ms. Ruth Gerdes, President, The Auburn Agency Crop Insurance, Inc., Auburn, NE; on behalf of the Crop Insurance Professionals Association
  • Mr. Brian M. McSherry, President, McSherry Agency, Inc., Flanagan, IL; on behalf of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America
  • Mr. Tim Weber, President, Crop Insurance Division. Great American Insurance Company, Cincinnati, OH