The USDA’s 100th annual Ag Outlook Forum is on February 15-16 in Arlington, Virginia. The event’s theme is “Cultivating the Future,” and features a lot of information farmers and agricultural stakeholders will find useful.
USDA’s opening program at the event includes a chance to get valuable insights as USDA’s Chief Economist unveils the agency’s outlook for the domestic agricultural economy in the new year. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack will highlight the history and evolution of agriculture in the U.S. while painting a vision for the future. It’s a chance to find out more about initiatives aimed at preserving farmland, protecting farmers, and creating new revenue streams for small and mid-sized producers.
State leaders will share their perspectives on the future of agriculture and the challenges faced by producers. It’s also a chance to discover emerging technologies that are reshaping farming and creating exciting new opportunities today and in the future.