U.S. House Ag Committee
Chairman Rep. Mike Conaway, during U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 93rd Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum (AOF), in Arlington, VA, on Thursday, Feb 23, 2017. The theme of this AOF is “A New Horizon: The Future of Agriculture.” The Agricultural Outlook Forum, now in its 93rd year, is the USDA’s largest annual meeting, attracting more than 1,800 attendees. Along with the plenary panel discussion, attendees can choose from 30 sessions with more than 80 speakers and a host of agriculture-related exhibits. The Forum is a platform facilitating conversation on key issues and topics within the agricultural community, including producers, processors, policy makers, government officials, and both foreign and domestic non-government organizations. Forum information can be found at www.usda.gov/oce/forum. USDA Photo by Lance Cheung.