Mark Your Calendars for 2013 Ag Day in DC.

Written by NAMA on Thursday, March 14, 2013 , 9:16 am

You’re invited to attend the most important Ag Day program in our history…

March 18, 2013

3:30–5:00 p.m.

Farm to Fork Politics:
An insider’s look at the year ahead for food and agriculture

Join us for a panel discussion moderated by Sara Wyant of Agri-Pulse and featuring J.B. Penn, Chief Economist, John Deere; Dr. Keith Collins, former Chief Economist, USDA; and B. Hudson Riehle, Senior Vice President of the Research and Information Services Division, National Restaurant Association.

Hart Senate Office Building Room 902

5:00–7:00 p.m.

Agri-Pulse reception following in Hart Senate Office Building Room 902 Free of charge

March 19, 2013

9:30–11:00 a.m.

USFRA Capitol Hill Briefing on the New Language of Food and Modern Agriculture

A special event featuring a new perspective on food culture today led by farmers and ranchers.

The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum Free of charge

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Mix-and-Mingle Luncheon

A luncheon emceed by legendary agricultural broadcaster Orion Samuelson and featuring Congressman Frank Lucas, the Outstanding Young Farmer.

Cannon Caucus Room Free of charge

5:00 p.m.

Celebration of Ag Dinner

This event will feature Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, and Teresa Scanlan, Miss America 2011. Join us as we honor the winners of the Ag Day essay, video essay and poster contests.

USDA Whitten Patio

Tickets: $150 per person, or $1,500 for a reserved table of  10


Sponsorships still available! Contact Jenny Pickett at or visit the Ag Day website at

Register for events at!

No comments.

No comments are allowed on this page.

This Web site is hosted by the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA).
NAMA is not responsible for comments or views expressed by users.