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The Texas Tribune Festival is one of the nation’s largest, most buzzworthy political gatherings. Our three-day festival brings Texans together to address the politics and policy that affect our communities, our schools, our work and our daily lives. We hope you will join us.
Saturday, September 28 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ag in the Modern World

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POLITICO’s Helena Bottemiller Evich and a distinguished panel talk about the state of agriculture in 2020 and beyond.

Presented by and programmed in partnership with POLITICO. Supported by Texas Farm Bureau.

This event is part of Open Congress, a free, open-to-the-public street festival held on Austin's historic Congress Ave. on Saturday, Sept. 28. RSVP to attend Open Congress here.

Moderator
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Helena Bottemiller Evich

Senior Food and Agriculture Reporter for Politico Pro
Bottemiller Evich is a senior food and agriculture reporter for Politico Pro. Previously, she covered Congress, the Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture at Food Safety News. Her work has appeared in publications including the Columbia Journalism Review... Read More →

Speakers
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Drew Springer

State Representative
Springer, R-Muenster, has represented House District 68 since 2013. He serves as chair of the House Agriculture & Livestock Committee and sits on the Local & Consent Calendars and State Affairs committees. Previously, Springer worked as an accountant and president for a Texas rail... Read More →
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Tom Vilsack

Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
Vilsack served as U.S. secretary of agriculture for eight years during the Obama administration. He is currently president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, which represents the interests of dairy producers. Previously, Vilsack served two terms as governor of Iowa, was an... Read More →
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Sid Miller

Texas Agriculture Commissioner
Miller has served as agriculture commissioner since 2014. Previously, he served six terms in the Texas House. During his tenure in the House, Miller chaired the Agriculture & Livestock and Homeland Security & Public Safety committees. He also served on the State Agriculture Policy... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm
POLITICO Tent Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701

Attendees (107)