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UPDATE: Senate Agriculture Committee to Begin Mark-up on 2012 Farm Bill Tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. EST
Overflow Room in SR-188, Due to Limited Space

Washington, DC - Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a meeting of the full Committee for purposes of considering and marking up the 2012 Farm Bill on Thursday, April 26 at 10:30 a.m. in the Committee's hearing room, 328-A of the Russell Senate Office Building.

***Only press that have RSVP'd will be permitted in the hearing room. An overflow room will be available in SR-188, for members of the press and public unable to sit in the Committee hearing room.

The markup will also be streamed live on the Senate Agriculture Committee website at

Committee Print
The text of the Committee Print of the 2012 Farm Bill is available to access and download on the Senate Agriculture Committee's website at

The Committee Print will be modified and amended throughout this week's meeting, beginning with a manager's package of consensus amendments offered by Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts at the mark-up's outset.