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2016 National Ag Day Celebrations
March 14, 2016
Agri-Pulse’s Ag Day kickoff event
Venue: Room 902 Hart Office Building
3:30 – 5:00 Panel Discussion: Farm to Fork Politics: How Sustainability is Reframing Food Production and Marketing
Followed by the presentation of The Doan Award
Chris Policinski, President and Chief Executive Officer, Land O’ Lakes, Inc.
Dave White, Co-Founder and Partner, 9b Group
Rod Snyder, President, Field to Market
Gregg Halverson, CEO, Black Gold Farms
5:00-7:00 Agri-Pulse Customer Appreciation Reception
Keep the conversation going: Join us for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres after the panel discussion.
Sponsored by Agri-Pulse
Free of Charge
Register now at https://NAMA.formstack.com/forms/16agdayevents. Please register for the Agri-Pulse events by March 1.
March 15, 2016
Press Club Breakfast - A breakfast at the National Press Club from 8:00-9:30 a.m. Speaker TBD. By invitation only.
Mix-and-Mingle Luncheon - A luncheon featuring the Outstanding Young Farmer honorees and members of Congress. Venue: Room 106 in the Dirksen Senate Building, 12:00 Noon - 1:30 p.m.(EST) FREE OF CHARGE. Register at https://NAMA.formstack.com/forms/16agdayevents
Celebration of Agriculture Dinner - Event speaker is J.B. Penn, Chief Economist, John Deere. Secretary of Agriculturure Tom Vilsack is invited. We will also honor the winners of the Ag Day essay, video essay and poster contests as well as the Charles Eastin Award Presentation. USDA Whitten Patio, 5:00 p.m. Register for the dinner now at https://NAMA.formstack.com/forms/16agdaydinner
Hotel reservations can be made at the Hilton Garden Inn, Washington DC/US Capitol, 1225 First Street NE, Washington, District of Columbia, 20002, USATEL: +1-202-408-4870
The Online Group SRP Code is NAM: https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/gi/reservation/book.htm?inputModule=HOTEL&ctyhocn=DCANMGI&spec_plan=NAM&arrival=20160313&departure=
Room Rate: $279/night - make sure you mention Ag Day when making your reservations. Hotel Cut-Off date is February 19, 2016. Reservations made after February 19 are subject to higher rates and potential unavailability.