Dear SWCA Member:
Thank you to those of you that attended the Southwest Ag Issues Summit earlier this week in Fort Worth, Texas. For those of you that weren’t able to make it, below is a recap of the meeting with some images of the various speakers and guests, as well as copies of the presentations of several speakers. The SWCA would like to thank the Texas Ag Forum for co-hosting the meeting, and extend a special thanks to all of our sponsors that made the outstanding lineup possible.
Several elected officials were included in the program which consisted of a keynote address from House Ag Committee Chairman, Mike Conaway (R-TX), remarks from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX) and Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX), and video remarks from Senate Ag Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS), Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX), and newly elected Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-TX).
The Ag Issues Summit has received some great coverage from press in attendance, including an article from Texas AgriLife and Politico.
Special thanks goes out to all of the individuals who played a role in the the program and helped us put on one of the best meetings to prepare for considerations of the upcoming Farm Bill.