SPEAKER INDEX    CONTENTS   INSERTS   
BARRETT          1      4      5      8      9     10     12     13     15  
                17     18     19     26     28     29     30     31     33  
                35     40     43     47     49     51     55     56     57  
                58     61     63     65     68     69     70     72     75  
                76     77     78     79     82     85     88     89     90  
                93  
BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE   134  
CHAIRMAN         4      8      9  
COLLIER         70     75     76     77     79     80     81     82     83  
                84     85     87     88     89     90  
COOKSEY         88     89  
DEFAZIO          5      8      9  
DUNN            13     17     21     26     27     28     30     31     36  
                43  
EMERSON         33     34     35  
ETHERIDGE       35     37  
GRAFF           49     58     59     64     65     66     67     69  
HON. BOB ETHERIDGE    38  
JOHNSON          9     15     16     17  
KELLEY          44     55     56     63     69  
LUCAS           22     23  
MINGE            3      8     19     20     21     22     31     40     41  
                42     43     58     59     60     65     66     67     68  
                78     79     80     81     82     90  
MORAN            9     23     24     25     26     43     82     83     84  
                85  
MORGAN          10     12     16     18     19     20     21     22     23  
                24     25     26     27     29     30     32     33     34  
                35     37     40     41     42     43  
PTACEK          52     58     60     64     67     68  
RANDALL         47     56     57     60     61     63     64  
SMITH           26     27     28     43     63     64     65  
STABENOW        31     33  
THUNE           61     62     63     68     69     85     87     88  
U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES    38  
WASHINGTON, DC 20515–    38  
WEAVER          73     77     78     79     81     82     86  

CONTENTS    SPEAKERS   INSERTS   
OPENING STATEMENT OF HON. BILL BARRETT, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF NEBRASKA
                                                                 PAGE     1

OPENING STATEMENT OF HON. DAVID MINGE, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA
                                                                 PAGE     3

STATEMENT OF HON. ROBERT F. (BOB) SMITH, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF OREGON
                                                                 PAGE     4

STATEMENT OF HON. PETER A. DEFAZIO, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF OREGON
                                                                 PAGE     5

STATEMENT OF LINDA MORGAN, CHAIRMAN, NATIONAL SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD; ACCOMPANIED BY MELVIN 
CLEMENS, JR., DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT, SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD
                                                                 PAGE     9

STATEMENT OF MICHAEL V. DUNN, ASSISTANT SECRETARY, MARKETING AND REGULATORY PROGRAMS, U.S. 
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
                                                                 PAGE    13

STATEMENT OF GARY L. KELLEY, PRESIDENT, KELLEY BEAN COMPANY, MORRILL, NEBRASKA, REPRESENTING THE 
NATIONAL DRY BEAN COUNCIL
                                                                 PAGE    44

STATEMENT OF MICHAEL RANDALL, CO-CHAIR, TRANSPORTATION TASK FORCE, NATIONAL CORN GROWERS 
ASSOCIATION
                                                                 PAGE    47

STATEMENT OF JOHN J. GRAFF, MANAGER, LA SALLE FARMERS GRAIN COMPANY
                                                                 PAGE    49

STATEMENT OF PATRICK J. PTACEK, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, NEBRASKA GRAIN AND FEED ASSOCIATION
                                                                 PAGE    51

STATEMENT OF DREW R. COLLIER, VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS, UNION 
PACIFIC COMPANY
                                                                 PAGE    70

STATEMENT OF PHILIP F. WEAVER, VICE PRESIDENT FOR AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES, BURLINGTON NORTHERN 
SANTA FE RAILWAY COMPANY
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