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.
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.
CEO, Farm Journal Foundation
SVP, External Affairs and Sustainability, Corteva Agriscience
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
President, Trust In Food™
CEO, Farm Journal
Sara Wyant (Panel Moderator)
President, Agri-Pulse Communications, Inc.