2016 Farm Foundation Forums
January 1, 2016
Speakers for each Forum are listed along with a link to their presentation if it is available. Also provided is a link to the audio file of each Forum.
Nov. 30, 2016 – The Next Farm Bill: What are the Agendas?
Moderator: Farm Foundation President Constance Cullman
Chuck Conner, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
Scott Faber, Environmental Working Group
Daren Bakst, Heritage Foundation
Oct. 19, 2016 – Food and Agriculture Platforms of the Presidential Candidates
Representing the Trump Campaign: Sam Clovis, Co-Chair of the Campaign
Representing the Clinton Campaign: Kathleen Merrigan, Former Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
Discussion was moderated by Farm Foundation President Constance Cullman
To view video of the Forum from Farm Journal’s Ag Day Television, CLICK HERE.
Sept. 13, 2016 – Food and Agriculture Priorities for the Next Administration
Craig Thorn, DTB Associates
Daniella Taveau, King and Spalding
Dan Keppen, Family Farm Alliance
Ken Barbic, Western Growers Association
Jan. 20, 2016 – Antibiotic Use in Humans and Animals
This Farm Foundation Forum took a broad look at the issue of antimicrobial resistance in both humans and animals. Panel members examined issues and actions in animal health, human health, the retail/market sector and the public policy arena, including what those actions mean domestically and globally.
Terry Coffey, Smithfield Foods
Steve Solomon, Global Public Health Consulting
Jerome Lyman, McDonald’s Corporation, retired
Kathy Talkington, Pew Charitable Trusts