National Ag Day Expanded for 40th Anniversary

3/9/2013 7:00 AM

In recognition of the 40th Anniversary of National Agriculture Day on March 19, the Agriculture Council of America has announced a full two-day lineup of events in the nation’s capital.

On March 18, 3:30-5 p.m. in Room 902 of the Hart Senate Office Building there will be a panel discussion called Farm to Fork Politics.

On March 19, the lineup will start at 9:30-11 a.m. with U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance Food Dialogues: The Next Generation of Food & Farming in a venue yet to be announced.

A luncheon emceed by broadcaster Orion Samuelson and featuring Outstanding Young Farmer honorees and members of Congress will be 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Cannon Caucus Room.

A Celebration of Ag Dinner will begin at 5 p.m. featuring Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Teresa Scanlan, Miss America 2011 at the USDA Whitten Patio.

Complete details and registration information can be found at

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