November 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST| Free
Join us on the Virtual Road Trip to the Kansas Farmers Union State Convention
STOP THREE: THURSDAY SESSIONS
Join us for a series of interactive, education sessions leading up to convention.
Moving state convention online has necessitated changes, including offering a typical breakout sessions as stand alone events.
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This meeting will be conducted via Zoom.
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Washington Update with National Farmers Union
In this Thursday Session, Rob Larew, National Farmers Union president, delivers the Washington Update with news about national farm policy and the organization.
2020 has been a tumultuous year for everyone, and Farmers Union has stepped up to work for family farmers and ranchers all year long. NFU President Rob Larew will provide a look back at how NFU has risen to the challenge to help the food system through this challenging time.
President Larew will also offer a look ahead at what the incoming Biden Administration and the next Congress are likely to do on farm and environmental policy.
Presenter: Rob Larew
Rob Larew was elected National Farmers Union’s 15th president during the organization’s 118th anniversary convention in 2020. He previously serviced as NFU’s Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Communications, advocating for family farmers, ranchers, and rural communities in Congress and the executive branch.
Prior to his employment with NFU, Larew served over 22 years in Congress and USDA working on agriculture policy and communication. Most recently he was the staff director of the House Committee on Agriculture where he oversaw the committee’s efforts during the 2008 and 20014 farm bills. He previously served as the Director of Congressional and Public Affairs at the Food Safety and Inspection Service at USDA and worked as an agricultural aide to Rep. Collin Peterson and the late Sen. Paul Wellstone.
Larew was raised on a dairy farm in Greenville, West Virginia. He graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a Bachelor of Science in Dairy Science and completed graduate work in Agronomy at Pennsylvania State University.
Please join in! You don’t have to leave home and the chores, the price is right, and it will be really good to network with each other.
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