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Registration site: 2018 Agricultural Outlook Forum, The Roots of Prosperity, February 22-23, 2018, Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, Virginia. Note: To register by phone, call 703-925-9455, x119 or toll free 1-844-430-7073


Registration Information

To register online for the USDA's Agricultural Outlook Forum, ALL Attendees and Speakers need to use the button below. Payment is due at time of registration.

Registration site: 2018 Agricultural Outlook Forum, The Roots of Prosperity, February 22-23, 2018, Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, Virginia. Note: To register by phone, call 703-925-9455, x119 or toll free 1-844-430-7073

 

If you do not wish to register online, you may print out the registration form and fax or mail it (address for mailing can be found on the pdf form).

Registration Form (pdf)*


Local fax: 703-925-9453; Toll free fax: 1-844-430-7074


Forum Registration Fees

Registration Fee Category

Early Bird
Now - Jan. 26

Jan. 27 - Feb. 23

Meal Information

Public - Full Conference

$450

$500

includes: 2 luncheons, dinner and all coffee breaks

Public - One Day

$325

$350

1 luncheon and coffee breaks. Optional dinner on Thursday is available for $70.

Student - Full Conference

$300

$300

includes: 2 luncheons, dinner and all coffee breaks

Student - One Day

$250

$250

1 luncheon and coffee breaks. Optional dinner on Thursday is available for $70.


Pre-Forum Field Trips

This year, the Agricultural Outlook Forum will again have a Pre-Forum Field Trip with two Bus Tour options that will run concurrently.

Pre-Forum Field Trip

Trip Information

Farm Conservation Tour $40.00

February 21, 2018

9:00am - 6:00pm

Transportation and boxed lunch included in fee.

 

USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) staff and partners are hosting the Farm Conservation Tour. Participants will visit two farms in Maryland that have implemented conservation practices in partnership with NRCS. On-farm conservation practices will be demonstrated and farmers and local Conservation District staff will discuss the implementation process. Participants will also see a soil improvement demonstration illustrating the benefit of conservation activities.


Research Center and National Arboretum Tour $40.00

February 21, 2018

9:00am - 6:00pm

Transportation and boxed lunch included in fee.

 

Participants will visit the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington D.C. and USDA Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) in Maryland. The National Arboretum is a USDA facility with nearly 450 acres of gardens and ongoing multi-disciplinary research on ornamental and landscape plant improvements. BARC is the USDA's largest scientific installation with more than 6,000 acres and 18 research areas, including animal biosciences, food quality, hydrology, and genomics. Participants will visit with scientists at both sites and see the Nutrition Lab, Adaptive Cropping Systems Lab and others.


 

For all Registration-related inquiries, please call 703-925-9455, x119 or toll free 1-844-430-7073, x119 or email kberry@infinityconferences.com.

When emailing, please reference "Ag Outlook Forum" in the subject line.


For Media and all other Forum questions, please contact Susan Carter at scarter@oce.usda.gov

For special accommodations (i.e., accessibility requests), please e-mail scarter@oce.usda.gov
or call 703-925-9455, x119, toll free 1-844-430-7073 or Federal Video Relay Service.

 

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