WHO: Commissioner of Food and Drugs Dr. Robert Califf will provide perspective on administration priorities and issues important to the agriculture and food industry through pre-recorded remarks during the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Annual Meeting on Sept. 28, 2022.

WHERE: Commissioner Califf’s remarks will be a conversation with NASDA members, answering state agriculture officials’ questions about federal food policy. Both virtual and in-person conference attendees will be able to watch the remarks. The NASDA Annual Meeting is being held in Saratoga Springs, New York, at the Saratoga Hilton.

U.S. FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf
Keynote Speaker
Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. ET
Virtual or in City Center D

HOW: Registration is free for all members of the press. Please register by Monday, Sept. 26 to attend.

WHAT: The 2022 NASDA Annual Meeting is themed “Still Growing.” The meeting theme will guide NASDA’s conversations and policymaking on agricultural and food issues. Follow NASDA on Twitter and Facebook to keep up with the entire conference, and use our hashtag #StillGrowing.


NASDA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit association which represents the elected and appointed commissioners, secretaries and directors of the departments of agriculture in all 50 states and four U.S. territories. NASDA enhances American food and agricultural communities through policy, partnerships and public engagement. To learn more about NASDA, please visit www.nasda.org.

Contact Information

Sarah Grace Fowler
Director, Communications
(202) 296-9680