Press Release – 

Arlington, Virginia

WHO: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Food and Drug Administration Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response, Frank Yiannas, will provide perspective on administration priorities and issues important to the agriculture and food industry during the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Hybrid Winter Policy Conference.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 16 at 12 p.m. EST.

Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
2800 S Potomac Ave.
Arlington, Virginia 22202

HOWRegistration is free for all members of the press with code WPCPRESS. Please register by Tuesday, February 15 to attend.

WHAT: The 2022 NASDA Winter Policy Conference is themed “United We Thrive.” The meeting theme reflects the 54 states and territories, multiple levels of governments and industry leaders from across the food system NASDA brings together to develop policy solutions for food and agriculture. Follow us on TwitterFacebookInstagram and LinkedIn to keep up with the entire conference, and use our hashtag #UnitedWeThrive.


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 grows and enhances American agriculture through policy, partnerships and public engagement. To learn more about NASDA, please visit


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