WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry held a hearing to consider the nomination of Iowan, Glen Smith, to be a member of the Farm Credit Administration Board. U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), a member of the committee, introduced Mr. Smith ahead of his testimony.

Watch Senator Ernst’s introduction here, or by clicking on the image below.

Senator Ernst questioned Mr. Smith on his plan to support young and beginning farmers. Additionally, at a time when Iowa’s farmers are experiencing low commodity prices, Senator Ernst highlighted the important role of the farm credit system.

Watch Senator Ernst’s questioning here, or by clicking on the image below.