This year we have a special USDA agency tour (co-sponsored by the USDA Economists Group) on August 8th, where professionals and interns can learn more about the department's work on agricultural economics issues. This event only occurs once every five years! It is an exceptional opportunity to learn about USDA agencies and opportunities to serve.
Event dates: • Friday, July 20 - Agricultural Economics on Capitol Hill (Tomorrow!) • Wednesday, August 8 - Agricultural Economics Across USDA Agencies (Full day event - Breakfast and lunch will be served.)
Friday, July 20 - Agricultural Economics on Capitol Hill (Tomorrow!) Wednesday, August 8 - Agricultural Economics Across USDA Agencies (Full day event - Breakfast and lunch will be served.)
On July 20th, breakfast will be served at 8:00 AM. The program will start at 8:20 AM ET. We will send you location information after you register. However, the event on Tuesday, August 8th is a unique event. The event starts at 8:30 AM ET at USDA and ends at 3 PM ET. Lunch and breakfast will be served. You will learn about over nine USDA agencies. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to network with early career professional faculty members or other agricultural economists who are pursuing advanced degrees. Again, this is an exceptional opportunity which is only offered once every five years. We will send you location information after you register.
Thank-you to the following sponsors:AAEA Trust Agricultural and Applied Economics DepartmentsEconomic Research ServiceNational Agricultural Statistics ServiceSouthern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) Thank-you to the following in-kind supporters: American Farm Bureau FederationUSDA Economists Group August 8th8:30 AM ET - Breakfast9:00 AM ET - KeynoteAM Panel 9:30-10:30 AM ET• Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)• Farm Service Agency (FSA)• Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
AM Panel 10:45 – 11:45 AM ET• World Agriculture Outlook Board (WAOB)• National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)• Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)
12:00 PM ET - Lunch
PM Panel 1:00-2:00 PM ET• Economic Research Service (ERS)• Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)• National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
PM Panel 2:15-3:15 PM ET• Forest Service (FS) • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)• Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
Happy Hour 4 PM ET at location TBA