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Farm Foundation, NFP 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, NFP.

Forums take place 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EDT at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C. 

IF YOU MISSED THE LIVE FORUM July 13th LISTEN TO THE AUDIO HERE 

TOPIC:  What Brexit Means to the Global Food System

FORUM PANEL MEMBERS:
Mike Dwyer, Chief Economist, U.S. Feed Grains Council
Benno van der Laan, Greenhouse Communications, and
John Dardis, Senior Vice President of U.S. Corporate Affairs for Glanbia, and the former Agricultural Attache at the Irish Embassy, Washington, D.C.

THIS FORUM WILL BE AUDIOCAST.  Those participants viewing by audiocast will hear the discussions, view the PowerPoints and participate in the question and answer session.  The audiocast is made possible by a grant from Farm Credit. 

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

REGISTER HERE to attend the Forum in person at the National Press Club.

To participate in the Forum via audiocast, REGISTER HERE.

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: 
September 13
October 19

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, NFP mission to work as a catalyst for sound public policy by providing objective information to foster a deeper understanding of issues shaping the future for agriculture, food systems and rural regions. Farm Foundation has an 82-year history of objectivity. It does not lobby or advocate. The Forums are opportunities to identify evolving issues, explore options to address those issues, and understand the potential consequences of those options.

The Forums have been ongoing since February 2006.

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