Farm Bill 2018: Policy, Politics, and Potential

Conference/Symposium | March 28 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  American University School of International Service

 4400 Massachusetts Ave, Washington, DC 20016

 Berkeley Food Institute, American University

This event is free and open to the public. Registration recommended. Register here.

This event will be live-streamed here and archived following the event.

Please join us for a public symposium, "Farm Bill 2018: Policy, Politics & Potential," at American University’s School of International Service in Washington, DC. This event, co-sponsored by Berkeley Food Institute and American University, will bring together academics, civil society leaders, policymakers, producers and the general public to present and discuss original research both on and for the US Farm Bill, across and beyond disciplines.

Speakers will include:

Kathleen Merrigan
Former USDA Deputy Secretary, Executive Director of Sustainability, George Washington University

Fred Hoefner
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

Gerardo Otero
Simon Fraser University

Jeremiah Lowery
DC Food Policy Council

Rudy Arredondo
National Latino Farmers & Ranchers Trade Association

Audrey Rowe
Former Administrator, USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Carl Zulauf
The Ohio State University; farmdoc daily

Daniel Imhoff
Author of Food Fight

Janie Simms Hipp
Director of Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative, University of Arkansas School of Law

Stay tuned for additional speakers and further details.


Want more on the Farm Bill? Join us for a Capitol Hill briefing about "Sustainable Agriculture Research in the Next Farm Bill" on March 27. No registration required. Hill briefing details here.

  Register online