WASHINGTON, D.C. – Pennsylvania U.S. Senator John Fetterman on Wednesday attended his first Senate hearing in the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry to discuss challenges facing Pennsylvania’s family farms and other issues relating to the upcoming Farm Bill.

“I was honored and proud to join my first Senate Agriculture Committee hearing today. I am looking forward to advocating for Pennsylvania’s farmers in the upcoming Farm Bill. Thank you to Senators Stabenow, Boozman, and the rest of my committee colleagues for the warm welcome,” said Senator Fetterman.

Senator Fetterman asked Alexis Taylor, Undersecretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, about how to strengthen the country’s trade programs to protect Pennsylvania’s farmers. He also asked Jenny Moffitt, Undersecretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, about steps the administration is taking to bolster the organics industry.

Senator Fetterman’s questions to the witnesses can be viewed here.