2011 Legislative Ag Chairs Summit Partners

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Agrium U.S.
Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency LTD
American Farm Bureau Federation
American Feed Industry Association
American Veal Association
American Veterinary Medical Association
Animal Agriculture Alliance
Animal Health Institute
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Bayer Animal Health
Bayer CropScience
Biotechnology Industry Organization
Bryan Cave LLP
Government of Canada
Canadian Pork Council
The Catfish Institute
CF Industries
Council for Biotechnology Information
The Council of State Governments
CropLife America
CVR Energy
Deere & Company
Dow AgroSciences
Elanco Animal Health 
Farm Credit Services
Feld/Ringling Bros & Barnum & Bailey
Global Animal Management
Growth Energy
Hormel Foods
Industry Task Force on 2-4D
International Association of Fairs and Expositions
International Bottled Water Association
J.R. Simplot Company
Land O'Lakes
Monsanto Company 
National Corn Growers
National Conference of State Legislatures
National Farmers Union
National Pork Producers Council
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
North American Equipment Dealers Association
Olds College
Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Bode Matz
Poet Energy
Sparboe Farms
The Fertilizer Institute
United Egg Producers
USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
Wine America
state ag and rural leaders

Legislative Agricultural Chairs XI | January 6-8, 2012 | Washington, DC

Registration for elected officials & speakers is available here.
Registration for everyone else is available here.
A printable brochureis available here.
Information on and for sponsors can be found here.
Logistical and Practical information for attendees will be available soon.
A preliminary agenda for the summit is available to the here.
brief printable agenda is available here.
A full printable agenda is available here.
Speaker Bios are available here.
A participant list is avaiable here.
List of private sector participants is available here.
Information on the Jake Flake Travel Scholarship is available here.

Thank you to everyone who helped to make the Legislative Ag Chairs Summit a success.

Presentations and handouts from the Conference are available below:

Friday, January 6

Congressional Briefing at Russell Building

Executive Branch Briefing at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building

Saturday, January 7

Plenary I: How state/provincial policy makers can support our producers and communities?

Breakouts I

Nutrient Management and Water Quality

Valuation and Taxation of Farmland

Trade-A Federal-State Partnership

State/Provincial Meat Inspection Programs

Plenary II: Animal Welfare, State and Provincial Response

Brief State Updates:

Breakouts II

Where is Rural Energy Headed?

Invasive Species

Building Trust in our Food System

Rural Communities: Challenges and Opportunities

Plenary III: Food Safety and Certification Programs for Producers

Photo galleries

Photos from the conference are available through the galleries below. Contact Jonathan Hull if you want full-resolution photos.

Russell Building
Russell Building Briefing Eisenhower Executive Office Building Plenaries and Panels Breakout Sessions

The following resolutions were passed at the 2012 AgChairs Summit:

Resolution on Pesticide Certification Reciprocity

Resolution in Support of the Dairy Industry

Resolution on a Comprehensive Farm Bill

Resolution on Country of Origin

Resolution on Due Process

Resolution on Interference with GPS

Resolution on Invasive Species

Resolution on Regulation of Equine Processing Plants

Resolution on State Inspected Meat

Resolution on the Universal Service Fund