Media Advisory

WHO: Country delegation leads from the U.S., Canada and Mexico will be available for media questions following the conclusion of the 32nd Annual Tri-National Agricultural Accord. National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Vice President Blayne Arthur will represent the U.S. and will be joined by representatives from Canada and Mexico. The leaders will discuss agricultural trade issues covered at the accord and the newly signed communiqué. 

 WHERE: Tri-National Agricultural Accord is being held in Saskatchewan, Canada, at the Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon Hotel. 

 WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2023, 3 p.m. (CST) 

 HOW: To attend in-person or for off-site questions, please contact NASDA Director of Communications Sarah Grace Fowler. 

 WHAT: The Tri-National Agricultural Accord is the primary opportunity for senior state and provincial agricultural officials of Canada, the United States and Mexico to work together collaboratively on agricultural trade and development issues. The accord represents a longstanding commitment to collaboration on trade between the three countries. The current meeting arrangement dates back to 1992.   

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 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 

Contact Information

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