Farmland sustainability is at a crossroads. Climate change, the financial stability of family farms and ranches, government policy in regard to farmlands and other natural resources are just but a few of the pressures the nation’s farmland is facing. Sustaining America’s Fertile Ground is the premier event in Washington, DC where industry leaders, policy makers, and thought leaders will gather to address the urgent issues facing agriculture.
Education Session Focus Areas
Network and engage with presenters, keynotes, and other conference attendees by using the #Farmland2020 hashtag on your preferred social media platform leading up to and on the big day.
Chief, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Matthew Lohr serves as the 16th Chief of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. As Chief, Matt provides leadership for NRCS and its mission to support America’s farmers, ranchers and forest landowners in their voluntary conservation efforts through a network of more than 3,000 service centers in communities nationwide.
Communications Consultant Vance Crowe is a communications consultant that has worked for corporations and international organizations around the world. He has spoken before more than 100,000 people, answering questions about some of the most sophisticated and controversial technologies in the modern age.
President and CEO, American Farmland Trust John Piotti joined American Farmland Trust as president in July 2016, bringing to the organization more than 20 years of executive management and public policy experience and a passion for saving the nation’s farmland and ranchland from being lost to development.
And many more!
Single Ticket (Early Bird #1 available until February 21, 2020): $445
Single Ticket (Early Bird #2 available February 22 - March 20, 2020): $495
Single Ticket (Open Registration available from March 21, 2020 - onsite): $595