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Don’t miss these farm bill insights at the 2022 Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit

In these uncertain times, here’s your chance to gain insight and analysis about what’s ahead. The Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit on March 21 enables you to learn from some of the most influential voices in farm policy including Senate Ag Committee Chairman Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member John Boozman, House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott, Ranking Member G.T. Thompson and Secretary Tom Vilsack.

The Summit theme is “Laying the groundwork for the next farm bill” and we will talk to dozens of industry experts about everything from the politics driving the next farm bill to some of the key components like conservation and commodity policy as well as the future of risk management. You’ll also learn more about what consumers and major food companies are looking for in the next farm bill. In addition, former House and Senate Ag Committee Chairman Collin Peterson and Pat Roberts will talk about “Lessons Learned” from previous farm bills.

Invited and confirmed speakers include but are not limited to:

  • Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture (invited)

  • House Ag Committee Chairman David Scott

  • House Ag Committee Ranking Member G.T. Thompson

  • Senate Ag Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow

  • Senate Ag Committee Ranking Member John Boozman

  • Former Senate Ag Committee Chairman Pat Roberts

  • Former House Ag Committee Chairman Collin Peterson

  • Nick Fereday, executive director, food & consumer trends, Rabobank

  • Zippy Duvall, president, American Farm Bureau Federation

  • Rob Larew, president, National Farmers Union

  • Chuck Conner, president & CEO, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC)

  • Kam Quarles, CEO, National Potato Council

  • Tom Zacharias, president, National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS)

  • Dan Yeoman, managing director, Soil and Water Outcomes Fund, and CEO, ReHarvest

  • Randy Russell, president, The Russell Group

  • Chris Adamo, vice president, government affairs, Danone North America

  • Kathryn Unger, vice president, North America government relations, Cargill

  • Nicole Berg, vice president, National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG)

  • Melinda Cep, Ph.D., vice president, natural solutions and working lands, National Audubon Society

  • Jonathan Coppess, director, Gardner Agriculture Policy Program, University of Illinois

  • Roger Szemraj, principal, OFW Law

  • Ellen Vollinger, SNAP director, Food Research & Action Center (FRAC)

  • Ryan Taylor, director of public policy, Ducks Unlimited

  • Matt Dillon, chief sustainability officer, Farmer Focus

  • Dan Christenson, senior director for government affairs, PepsiCo

Agri-Pulse is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, and the event will follow all District directives and health measures. At this time, the Club is requiring proof of vaccination to attend. Stay up to date on the COVID-19 guidelines for the National Press Club.


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