WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2016 - Agri-Pulse will present a special daily program, “Farm to Fork Politics: Elections, Economics and the next Farm Bill” during the upcoming Farm Progress Show near Boone, IA. The program will be run from 12-1 pm on Aug. 30, 31 and Sept. 1 in the Case IH exhibit, located at Lot 102.

“With the November elections less than 13 weeks away, this is a crucial time for farmers to be thinking about the direction of our country and the future of the farm economy,” said Sara Wyant, editor of Agri-Pulse. “We will have several experts on hand each day to share their insights and perspectives on a wide variety of issues.”  

For example, panelists will discuss what’s ahead for farm income, crop insurance, regulations, trade policy, biofuels, and the next Farm Bill. Here is the list of participants each day:

Tuesday, August 30

·         Agri-Pulse Editor Sara Wyant, serves as Moderator

·         Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture

·         Dave Frederickson, Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture

·         Mary Kay Thatcher, Sr. Director, Congressional Relations, American Farm Bureau Federation

Wednesday, August 31

·         Agri-Pulse Associate Editor Spencer Chase, serves as Moderator

·         Chip Bowling, President, National Corn Growers Association

·         Richard Wilkins, President, American Soybean Association

·         John Weber, President, National Pork Producers Council

Thursday, September 1

·         Agri-Pulse Associate Editor Spencer Chase, serves as Moderator

·         Wesley Spurlock, President-Elect, National Corn Growers Association

·         Ron Moore, Vice-President, American Soybean Association

·         John Weber, President, National Pork Producers Council

Registration is free for anyone attending the Farm Progress Show. If you have questions, please contact Jodi@Agri-Pulse.com

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About Case IH: Case IH is a global leader in agricultural equipment, committed to collaborating with its customers to develop the most powerful, productive, reliable equipment – designed to meet today’s agricultural challenges. With headquarters in the United States, Case IH has a network of dealers and distributors that operates in over 160 countries. Case IH provides agricultural equipment systems, flexible financial service offerings and parts and service support for professional farmers and commercial operators through a dedicated network of professional dealers and distributors. Productivity-enhancing products include tractors; combines and harvesters; hay and forage equipment; tillage tools; planting and seeding systems; sprayers and applicators; site-specific farming tools and utility vehicles. Case IH is a brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI/ MI: CNH).


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