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THE NEXT FARM FOUNDATION FORUM will be Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

THE TOPIC:  A Conversation with the Ambassadors: Trade War or Rhetoric?

Gregg Doud, Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the U.S. Trade Representatives Office
Ambassador Darci Vetter, former Chief Agriculture Negotiator (2014-2016)
Ambassador Richard Crowder, former Chief Agriculture Negotiator (2006-2008)
Ambassador Al Johnson, former Chief Agriculture Negotiator (2001-2005) 

REGISTRATION: There is no charge to participate in the Forum but registration is requested.

REGISTER HERE  if you plan to attend this Forum at the National Press Club.

For those unable to attend the event in person, REGISTER HERE for a free live audiocast. Registration for the audiocast will be available soon. Audiocast participants hear the live discussions, view the PowerPoints and participate in the question and answer session. The audiocast is made possible by a grant from Farm Credit.

For those unable to attend in person or listen to the live audiocast, an audio file of the Forum discussions is posted in the Forum Archives (access below) after the event.

Future Forums: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Farm Foundation organizes these public forums to engage a full range of stakeholders in informed dialogue on food, agricultural and rural policies. Participants examine current policies, explore and analyze alternative policy proposals, and give voice to new proposals. Speakers provide brief topic summaries, with the majority of time devoted to discussion. The opinions and views expressed at Farm Foundation Forums are solely those of the speakers, and do not represent those of Farm Foundation.

Who should participate: People with an interest in agricultural, food and rural policy, including members of Congress, congressional staff, executive branch officials, Embassy staff, industry representatives, NGO representatives, nutritionists, the medical community, feeding organizations, rural development interests and members of the media.

The Forums fit the Farm Foundation mission as an agricultural policy institute cultivating dynamic non-partisan collaboration to meet society's needs for food, fiber, feed and energy. Since 1933 we have connected leaders in farming, business, academia, organizations and government through proactive, rigorous debate and objective issue analysis. The Forums, which have been ongoing since Feburary 2006, are opportunities to identify evolving issues, explore options to address those issues, and understand the potential consequences of those options.

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