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USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 8:00am to Friday, February 20, 2015 - 5:30pm

USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum, to be held Feb. 19-20 in Arlington, VA, will focus on “Smart Agriculture in the 21st Century: A Discussion on Innovation, Biotechnology, and Big Data.” The two-day event will be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, VA. In addition to the plenary panel on the main theme, the forum will cover a range of agricultural topics, from climate smart agriculture, to antimicrobial resistance, “U.S. Food Waste: What are we doing about it?” and “Moving Feed, Food & Fuel to Market.” Attending the forum on behalf of OTA will be OTA’s CEO/Executive Director Laura Batcha, Marni Karlin (OTA’s Vice President of Government Affairs/General Counsel), and Maggie McNeil (OTA’s Director of Media Relations.