February 7, 2014

UPDATED: Congressman Fincher Announces Heartland Farm Tour

Jackson, Tenn. – Today Congressman Stephen Fincher (R-Frog Jump) today announced the schedule for a series of Farm Tour meetings throughout Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi to discuss the 2014 Farm Bill.

“So many decisions made in Washington have a direct, or sometimes indirect, impact on farmers and this year’s Farm Bill is no exception,” said Fincher. “Which is why I am reaching out to be a resource to the men and women who put food on America’s table and explain the intricacies of this year’s Farm Bill.”

Itinerary

Friday, February 7th – Guest speaker at local farm meeting
12:00 p.m. CST

Farm Bureau Insurance
1212 Stad Ave.

Union City, TN

Thursday, February 13th – Guest speaker at Cotton Focus meeting
12:00 p.m. CST

West TN Research & Education Center  (University of Tennessee)
605 Airways Blvd.

Jackson, TN

Tuesday, February 18th – Guest speaker at Kentucky farm meeting
9:30 a.m. CST

Lowry Farms
5183 State Route 94 W
Water Valley, KY

*NEW* Tuesday, February 18th –  Guest speaker at Dyer County farm meeting

3:00 p.m. CST

TBD

Dyersburg, TN

Thursday, February 20th – Guest speaker at Rutherford County farm meeting
2:30 p.m. CST

Hutchinson Farms
550 Hutchinson La.
Murfreesboro, TN

UPDATE Friday, February 21st  Guest speaker at Mississippi farm meeting
10:00 a.m. CST
Coahoma County Expo Building

1150 Hickory St.

Clarksdale, MS

*NEW* Friday, February 21st  Guest speaker at Fayette County farm meeting

4:00 p.m. CST

TBD

Fayette County, TN

UPDATE Saturday, March 1st – Guest speaker at Mid South Farm & Gin Show
12:00 p.m. CST

Sheraton Memphis Hotel

250 North Main St
Memphis, TN

Press should RSVP to Elizabeth Lauten at elizabeth.lauten@mail.house.gov. For more information, call Rep. Fincher’s office at (202) 225-4714.

Congressman Fincher serves on the Committee on Agriculture and the House Committee on Financial Services. Fincher is a managing partner in Fincher Farms, a seventh generation West Tennessee based agribusiness.


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