WHAT: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will join State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball during the opening plenary session of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Annual Meeting in Saratoga Springs on September 27, 2022. The session will also include special presentations from members of the South Jefferson chapter of the FFA Association (Adams, NY), the Schoharie Central School Choir (Schoharie, NY), and two statewide New York Agriculture in the Classroom poem contest winners.
The 2022 NASDA Annual Meeting, which is themed “Still Growing,” will focus on opportunities presented by the 2023 Farm Bill, international trade, securing a skilled, sustainable workforce for the agricultural and food industry, and other pressing issues. The conference includes several panel discussions, and a committee and business meeting, where policy will be debated and voted on. Learn more.
WHEN: Tuesday, September 27, 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Saratoga Hilton, City Center D
Saratoga Springs, New York 12866
**Registration is free for the media. The press agenda is here.**
WHO: State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
Commissioners, Secretaries, and Directors of Agriculture from the 50 states and U.S. territories