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Secretary of Agriculture Schedule: February 2012

All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST) unless otherwise shown.

Wednesday, February 1

10:00am - Press Interviews, Washington, DC
2:00pm - Media Conference Call on Housing Refinance Initiative, Washington, DC

Thursday, February 2

7:20am - Attend 60th Annual National Prayer Breakfast, Washington, DC
2:30pm - Forest Restoration Media Conference Call, Washington, DC
3:00pm - Press Interviews, Washington, DC

Friday, February 3

10:05am - Press Interviews, Washington, DC

Monday, February 6

9:55am - Address National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Plenary Session, Reston, VA
10:30am - Press Availability, Reston, VA
11:30am - Press Interviews, Washington, DC

Tuesday, February 7

11:15am - Press Interviews, Washington, DC

Wednesday, February 8

10:30am - Press Interviews, Washington, DC

Thursday, February 9

11:00am - Let's Move! Anniversary Event with First Lady Michelle Obama, Des Moines, IA

Friday, February 10, 2012

9:00am - Tape IPTV Market to Market Segment, Johnston, IA
11:00am - Press Availability on State of the Union Roundtable on Innovation, Des Moines, IA

Monday, February 13

1:30pm - Press Briefing, Washington, DC

Tuesday, February 14

No public schedule.

Wednesday, February 15

9:30am - Senate Agriculture Committee Hearing, Washington, DC

Thursday, February 16

9:00am - Opening of US/China Ag Symposium, Des Moines, IA
10:00am - Visit to Rick and Martha Kimberly Family Farm, Maxwell, IA
11:40am - Departure Ceremony, Des Moines, IA

Friday, February 17

10:00am - House Agricultural Appropriation Hearing, Washington, DC
1:30pm - Interview &Video Taping with USA Today, Washington, DC

Monday, February 20

No public schedule.

Tuesday, February 21

12:00pm - Media Conference Call with Secretary Bryson, HHS, and DOL, Petersburg, VA
1:30pm - Press Interview, Petersburg, VA
3:30pm - Press Availability at Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA

Wednesday, February 22

11:30am - Press Interviews, Washington, DC

Thursday, February 23

8:00am - Keynote Address at 2012 Agricultural Outlook Forum, Arlington, VA
9:20am - Plenary Session with Former Secretaries of Agriculture, Arlington, VA
10:00am - Press Conference, Arlington, VA
10:45am - Q&A Session with Former Secretaries of Agriculture, Arlington, VA
12:45pm - Press Interview, Washington, DC

Friday, February 24

8:00am - Remarks to the Renewable Fuel Association, Kissimmee, Fl
11:30am - Press Availability-Announcement on Housing Refinance, Orlando, FL

Sunday, February 26

9:30am - Address the National Governors Association (NGA) Education, Washington, DC

Monday, February 27

1:30pm - Press Interviews, Washington, DC

Tuesday, February 28

10:00am - MOU Signing with the American Legion, Washington, DC 2:00pm - Press Interviews, Washington, DC

Wednesday, February 29

2:00pm - Live Know Your Farmer Webinar with Deputy Secretary Merrigan, Washington, DC