Purdue University has agreed to host one of a series of debates on farm subsidies and the next farm bill that EWG president Ken Cook has proposed to former House Agriculture Committee Chairman Larry Combest. Professor Otto Doering, an internationally respected agricultural economist, policy expert and educator would be serving as moderator.
This adds yet another high profile moderator to the list. The others so far are:
1. Sonja Hillgren - Senior Vice President/Editorial of Farm Journal
2. Barry Flinchbaugh - Kansas State University Professor
3. Forrest Laws - Executive Editor of Farm Presses