Prior to going home for the August recess, the Senate named its farm bill conferees. 

They are Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee; Patrick Leahy (D-VT); Tom Harkin (D-IA); Max Baucus (D-MT); Amy Klobuchar (D-MN); Sherrod Brown (D-OH); Michael Bennet (D-CO); Ranking Member Thad Cochran (R-MS): Pat Roberts (R-KS); Saxby Chambliss (R-GA); John Boozman (R-AR) and John Hoeven (R-ND).  The House of Representatives has yet to name its conferees.

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