Ensuring Competitive and Open Agricultural Markets: Are Meat Packers Abusing Market Power?
Field Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Friday, August 23, 2002
Time: 01:30 PM

There was no video broadcast for this event.

Agenda


NOTICE OF FULL COMMITTEE FIELD HEARING
ADDRESS OF CONVENTION CENTER AND TIME CHANGE


The Senate Committee on the Judiciary will hold a field hearing on Friday,
August 23, 2002, at 1:30 p.m., rather than the previously scheduled time of 1:00 p.m., in Sioux Falls, S.D. at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, located at 1211 North West Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, on "Ensuring Competitive and Open Agricultural Markets: Are Meat Packers Abusing Market Power?"


Senator Durbin will preside.

By order of the Chairman.

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WITNESS LIST

Field Hearing Before the
Committee on the Judiciary
United States Senate
on
"Ensuring Competition and Open Agricultural Markets:
Are Meat Packers Abusing Market Power?"

Friday, August 23, 2002, 1:30 p.m.
Sioux Falls Convention Center
1211 North West Avenue , Sioux Falls, SD

Panel I

The Honorable John Thune
United States Representative (South Dakota - At Large)

Panel II

Douglas Ross
Special Counsel on Agriculture
Antitrust Division
Department of Justice
Washington, D.C.

Panel III

Peter CarstensenGeorge H. Young-Bascom Professor of Law
Wisconsin Law School
Madison, WI

Tim Bierman
Independent Pork Producer
Larrabee, IA

Tom Connelley
Independent Cattle Producer, Dealer, and Feeder
Belle Fourche, SD

Sara Lilygren
Vice President for Legislative and Public Affairs
American Meat Institute
Arlington, VA

Bob Mack
Independent Cattle Producer and Feeder
Watertown, SD

James VanDerPol
Independent Hog Producer
Kerkhoven, MN

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. The Honorable John Thune
    United States Representative (South Dakota - At Large)

Panel II

  1. Mr. Douglas Ross
    Special Counsel on Agriculture, Antitrust Division
    Department of Justice
    Washington , DC

Panel III

  1. Mr. Peter C. Carstensen
    George H. Young-Bascom Professor of Law
    Wisconsin Law School
    Madison , WI
  2. Mr. Tim Bierman
    Independent Pork Producer
    Larrabee , IA
  3. Mr. Tom Connelley
    Independent Cattle Producer, Dealer, and Feeder
    Belle Fourche , SD
  4. Ms. Sara Lilygren
    Vice President for Legislative and Public Affairs
    American Meat Institute
    Arlington , VA
  5. Mr. James Van Der Pol
    Independent Hog Producer
    Kerkhoven , MN
  6. Mr. Bob Mack
    Independent Cattle Producer and Feeder
    Watertown , SD