National Press Club

Celebration of National Ag Day Focuses on the Future of Agriculture and Trade

Celebration of National Ag Day Focuses on the Future of Agriculture and Trade

March 14, 2019 1:00 PM

Location: Murrow Room

Celebration of National Ag Day Focuses on the Future of Agriculture and Trade
National Ag Day will host a program at the National Press Club from 1-4 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 in the M/W/L room.
Featured Speaker: United States Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky

Ag Day Youth Panel Discussion: Observations from the Next Generation of America's Agriculturists
Moderated by Deputy Secretary Stephen Censky
Panelists:
Ridge Hughbanks, National FFA Central Region Vice President
Zach Jacobs, AFA
Irene Lewis, MANRRS Region IV Undergraduate Vice President
Grace Brose, 2019 Essay Contest Winner

Newsmaker Hour
The Current State and Future of US Ag Trade: Challenges and Opportunities
Panelists:
• Ted McKinney, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs
• David Salmonsen, Senior Director of Congressional Relations, American Farm Bureau Federation
• Maria Zieba, Director of International Affairs, National Pork Producers Council
• Hanna Abou-El-Seoud, Government Affairs Representative, Gordley Associates

For More Information On This Event, Contact:

Jenny Pickett
913-491-6500
jennyp@nama.org