Presidential Campaigns to Present Food and Ag Platforms at Farm Foundation® Forum
Registration is now open for October 13 event
OAK BROOK, Ill.—Farm Foundation®, an accelerator of practical solutions for agriculture, will host its latest Forum, Focus on Farm Policy: The Food and Agriculture Platforms of the 2020 Presidential Candidates, on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. CDT.
This moderated panel discussion will examine the farm policies and positions from the campaigns of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, including agricultural trade, environmental policy, land management and other issues. Clinton Griffiths, anchor of AgDay TV and editor of Farm Journal, will moderate the panel. Pam Johnson, sixth-generation Iowa farmer and former president of the National Corn Growers Association, will discuss the Biden campaign platform. Representing the Trump campaign will be Samuel H. Clovis, Jr., member of the Farmers and Ranchers for Trump Campaign Coalition and 2016 national campaign co-chair.
“Exactly three weeks before the election, Farm Foundation is pleased to focus discussions specifically on issues important to agriculture and rural communities,” said Shari Rogge-Fidler, Farm Foundation president and CEO. “As a non-partisan organization, we play an important role in providing this opportunity for voters to learn more about the specific elements of the respective candidates’ food and agriculture platforms.”
This event is being held virtually. Anyone with an interest in agricultural, food and rural policy—including farmers, ranchers, government officials and staff, industry representatives, NGO representatives, academics and members of the media—is encouraged to attend. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Attendees may register at farmfoundation.org.