Farm Foundation® Forum to Examine Next Four Years of Ag Policy
Experts including three Secretaries of Agriculture to speak on December 8, 2020
OAK BROOK, Ill.—Farm Foundation®, an accelerator of practical solutions for agriculture, will host its next Forum, The Next Four Years in Ag Policy: Leading Experts Set the Stage, on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from Noon to 2:00 p.m. CST. This moderated panel will include some of the leading voices in American agricultural policy, including:
- Mike Espy, former Secretary of Agriculture
- Dan Glickman, Vice President, Aspen Institute and former Secretary of Agriculture
- Ann M. Veneman, former Secretary of Agriculture
- Darci Vetter, Vice Chair, Agriculture, Food and Trade, Edelman and former Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
Clinton Griffiths, anchor of AgDay Television and editor of Farm Journal, will serve as moderator. Discussion is expected to focus on the potential agricultural policy priorities of the incoming presidential administration, as panelists apply their vast expertise to look forward to what the next four years could hold for farmers, ranchers and stakeholders throughout the agriculture value chain.
“As we approach Inauguration Day, this Forum is an ideal follow-up to our October event, which focused on the candidates’ food and agriculture platforms,” said Shari Rogge-Fidler, President and CEO of Farm Foundation. “As a non-partisan organization, we are honored to provide this unique opportunity for attendees to hear rich perspectives from a diverse group of panelists with experience at the highest levels of agricultural policy.”
This event is being held virtually and is free to attend, but registration is required. 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. Register at farmfoundation.org.