Congressional Leadership to Keynote Meat Conference

Jamie Johansen

Screen Shot 2015-12-11 at 1.29.10 PMU.S. House Committee on Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway and Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer will server as keynote speakers for the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) this coming June.

Attendees will hear top priorities facing U.S. legislators in the areas of sustainability, foreign trade, research funding, and food safety as the Congressmen address key issues facing the meat industry and the scientific community.

Congressman Mike Conaway represents 29 counties in Texas’ 11th Congressional District, including the cities of Midland, Odessa and San Angelo. In the House, Congressman Conaway is the Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture and also serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. He is a deputy Republican Whip, a position he has held since the 112th Congress.

Congressman David Rouzer currently serves in the United States Congress representing North Carolina’s 7th Congressional District and serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture. His most recent work was primarily focused on helping small businesses with marketing and sales through his consulting firm, The Rouzer Company.

The AMSA 69th Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) is hosted by Angelo State University and will be held June 19-22, 2016.

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