Join Us for the 2024 CFAES Farm Bill Summit

Join Us for the 2024 CFAES Farm Bill Summit

When: Feb. 23, 2024
Time: 1-5 p.m.
Where: Fawcett Center
Admission: Free. (Registration required here)


  • 1-3:30 p.m.: Program
  • 3-5 p.m.: Networking Reception

Featured Speakers

  • Anne Knapke, Deputy Chief of Staff in the Office of the Secretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Mary Kay Thatcher, Senior Manager of Federal Government and Industry Relations at Syngenta and Former Director of Public Policy at the American Farm Bureau Federation
  • Joe Shultz, Executive Director of The Platform for Agriculture and Climate Transformation
  • Sara Wyant, Founder and President of Agri-Pulse Communications
  • Amy Ando, Professor and Chair, CFAES Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE)
  • Margaret Jodlowski, Assistant Professor, CFAES Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE)
  • David Marrison, Interim Director for the CFAES Farm Financial Management and Policy Institute (FFMPI)

Why Attend?

Curious about the impact of the Farm Bill on the food and agricultural industry? Join us at the 2024 CFAES Farm Bill Summit on Feb. 23, where industry experts will unravel the complexities of this legislation. Understand how the bill shapes the future of farming and related industries.

What’s in Store?

Explore the Farm Bill, with insights from CFAES and industry leaders. This summit is your opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions, gain insights into the Farm Bill’s implications, and connect with like-minded individuals in the agricultural community.

Highlighted Sessions

  1. Policy Context Discussion:
    • Amy Ando and Margaret Jodlowski from CFAES will set the stage with insights into the general policy context.
  2. Panel Discussion:
    • Anne Knapke will moderate a panel featuring Mary Kay Thatcher, Joe Shultz, and Sara Wyant, offering diverse perspectives on the Farm Bill.
  3. Practical Application Insights:
    • David Marrison from CFAES will provide practical insights into applying the Farm Bill.

Event Sponsors

Thank you to Nationwide Insurance and the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation for your support.

Ready to dive into the Farm Bill? Registration is free, but seats are limited. Secure your spot here.