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USDA Hosts Agricultural Outlook Forum, February 18-19 2010

February 26, 2010

USDA’s 2010 Outlook Forum was held Feb. 18-19 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack presented the keynote titled “Sustainable Agriculture: The Key to Health & Prosperity.”

Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan opened the annual forum on Feb. 18 at 8 a.m. A panel, which featured Whole Foods Market Co-President Walter Robb, recently retired Sysco Corporation CEO Richard Schnieders, Bon Appétit Management Company CEO Fedele Bauccio, and Science and Technology Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State Nina Fedoroff, was titled “Sustainability, Stakeholders and Customers: Achieving a Healthier 21st Century.”

Download the program.

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