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USDA’s 97th Outlook Forum will be held on February 18-19, 2021. We will announce information and details on the program as soon as possible.

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USDA’s 96th Outlook Forum
February 20-21, 2020

Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel Arlington, Virginia

Presentations of the 2020 Agricultural Outlook Forum can be downloaded by browsing the session details and clicking on the topic title.

To view the commodity outlooks, you may visit the Commodity Outlooks page.

Thursday, February 20, 2020
8:00 am – 12:15 pm

Video Stream

Steve Censky

Welcome
Steve Censky
Deputy Secretary, USDA

Robert Johansson

2020 Agricultural Economic
and Foreign Trade Outlook

(Speech (PDF, 307 KB) / Slides (PDF, 2.6 MB))
Robert Johansson
Chief Economist, USDA

 

The Future of Agriculture
Thursday, February 20, 2020
8:40 am – 9:30 am


Sonny Perdue

Sonny Perdue
Secretary of Agriculture, USDA

John Harnett

John Harnett
Founder and CEO, SVG Ventures

 

Innovation as a Solution for Farmers
Thursday, February 20, 2020
10:15 am – 12:15 pm
(Slides by Moderator John Newton)


Jeff Broin

Jeff Broin
Founder
POET
(Slides)


Bruce Kettler

Bruce Kettler
Director
Indiana State Department of Agriculture
(Slides)


Shari Rogge-Fidler

Shari Rogge-Fidler
President
Farm Foundation
(Slides)


Frank Yiannas

Frank Yiannas
Deputy Commissioner
Food Policy and Response at FDA
(Slides)


Dinner Speaker

 


Kip Tom

Kip Tom
Ambassador
U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome
(Speech)


 

Feeding the World through Innovation
Friday, February 21, 2020 at 8:30am-9:30am


For more information, please contact Mirvat Sewadeh at 202-720-5447.