The future role of the federal government in agricultural risk management will be the subject of the Farm Foundation Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 11. 

The Forum will open with presentations by: Carl Zulauf, professor of agricultural economics at Ohio State University, and farmers Ann Jorgensen of Iowa, Clair Hauge of North Dakota, and Jimmy Dodson of Texas.  After their brief presentations, the floor will be opened for discussion. 

The Forum will be 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington D.C. Coffee will be available at 8:30 a.m. There is no charge to participate in the Oct. 11 Forum, but registration is requested.  Click here to send your e-mail registration. 

Who should participate: People with an interest in agricultural, food and rural policy, including members of Congress, congressional staff, executive branch officials, industry representatives, NGO representatives, academics and members of the media.

The Forum: Farm Foundation, NFP organizes these public forums to engage all stakeholders in informed dialogue on food, agricultural and rural policies.  Participants examine current policies, explore and analyze alternative policy proposals, and give voice to new proposals.