2018 Texas Ag Forum discusses upcoming farm bill, other ag issues

Commodity association officers and agricultural agency directors attend the 2018 Texas Ag Forum to hear the latest on the rural economy, the upcoming farm bill and the outlook for the 2018 season.

The 2018 Texas Ag Forum, "Anticipating the 2018 Farm Bill," was held in Austin, Texas, January 29. Many commodity association officers and agricultural agency directors attended the annual event to hear the latest on the rural economy, the upcoming farm bill and the outlook for the 2018 season.

The Texas Ag Forum is an association of agricultural leaders and representatives from across the Texas food and fiber system.  Founded over 30 years ago, it provides a forum for open and public discussion of the problems and emerging issues in agriculture. 

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The morning was opened with a special presentation by the Texas Ag Forum Steering Committee recognizing Dr. Mark Hussey, vice chancellor and dean of agriculture and life sciences at Texas A&M University for 35 years of service to Texas agriculture and support of the Texas Ag Forum. 

See New farm bill discussions highlight Ag Forum meeting in Austin, http://bit.ly/2suJ7Fo.

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