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America's Conservation Ag Movement

America's Conservation Ag Movement

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7/26/19 to 7/26/19

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Location: National Mall

Event Description

Join us July 26, 2019, in Washington, D.C., at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel for the celebration of America’s Conservation Ag Movement, followed by the unveiling of the Agriculture Through the Voice of the Farmer installation on the National Mall. Why you should attend: Please join us for two great moments in agriculture, including the celebration of America’s Conservation Ag Movement at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, followed by the unveiling of a new installation titled Agriculture Through the Voice of the Farmer on the National Mall. Attendees will: Engage in a first-of-its kind learning experience Experience agriculture as told through the voice of the farmer Celebrate technology, conservation and stewardship in food production Learn from leaders about the future of sustainable food Help us spread the word: Government agencies, non-government organizations, corporations and other groups that have a shared commitment to conservation throughout agriculture are supporting these programs with their partnership. To become a partner in America’s Conservation Ag Movement or the Agriculture Through the Voice of the Farmer exhibit on the National Mall, contact Mitch Rouda Who you will see: The celebration of America’s Conservation Ag Movement at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel will feature USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey and Under Secretary Greg Ibach who will give remarks about USDA’s involvement in America’s Conservation Ag Movement and the significance of the first-time agricultural display on the National Mall. Sara Wyant from Agri-Pulse, moderating a world-class panel of leaders in food production. Distinguished panelists will explain how consumer demand is driving the adoption of sustainable and conservation-friendly agriculture practices. You’ll also hear from leaders representing Farm Journal, the Farm Journal Foundation and Trust In Food, highlighting the commitment their organizations have made with partners from all parts of agriculture to spread the word about the need for widespread adoption of conservation and stewardship practices that promote sustainable food production. Speakers include: Tricia Beal CEO, Farm Journal Foundation Dana Bolden SVP, External Affairs and Sustainability, Corteva Agriscience Jon Doggett CEO, National Corn Growers Association Molly Phillips Fogarty SVP, Corporate and Government Affairs, Nestle U.S. Heather Hampton Knodle Vice President, Knodle, Ltd. The Honorable Greg Ibach Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, United States Department of Agriculture Craig R. LeSchack Interim Chief Conservation Officer, Ducks Unlimited The Honorable Bill Northey Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation, United States Department of Agriculture Mitch Rouda President, Trust In Food™ Andy Weber CEO, Farm Journal Sara Wyant (Panel Moderator) President, Agri-Pulse Communications, Inc.