2017 NASDA Annual Meeting

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NASDA is keenly aware of the challenges and opportunities in agriculture. Agriculture policy based on sound science is critical to the success of our farmers and ranchers. Join us while chief agricultural officials from across the U.S. gather to have critical policy discussions on emerging food and agricultural issues in the heart of New Orleans! Attendees will be immersed in the culture of Louisiana's farm and forest industries which contribute $10 billion annually to the state's economy.

Communicating about the importance of agriculture is critical to preserving our foundation in farming and ranching. In 2017 we have the pleasure of co-locating with the Communications Officials of State Departments of Agriculture (COSDA). COSDA will have their independent professional development agenda for your communications leaders with meals and tours with NASDA meeting attendees.

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    Pre-Meeting Documents

    Policy Amendments and Action Items:

    Policy Amendments and Action Items should be submitted to Britt Aasmundstad (britt@nasda.org) by Friday, August 18. Items submitted after this date will require a 2/3 vote for consideration. For your reference, NASDA’s existing policy ... Read More

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    Hotel Reservations

    July 25 Update:  

    The NASDA group blocks at the Roosevelt Hotel and Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette are sold out, but there might be rooms available outside of NASDA’s block, at the prevailing rate. Both the Roosevelt and Renaissance are completely sold out Thursday, ... Read More

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    COSDA Annual Meeting Information

    In 2017, the COSDA and NASDA Annual Meetings will be co-located in New Orleans. If you are a communications leader in your state please click here for information about the COSDA Annual Meeting.

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    New Orleans Restaurants

    New Orleans Restaurants 271KB, PDF

    Attendees will have a free night for dinner on-your-own on Wednesday, September 13. Use this guide to pick your taste of New Orleans for the night!

September 11, 2017 – September 14, 2017
The Roosevelt New Orleans
130 Roosevelt Way
New Orleans, LA