NAFB Washington Watch – Audio

NAFB Washington WatchThe annual Washington Watch is for members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting. It’s a time to meet with agricultural organization representatives, USDA officials and members of Congress. We’ll share lots of audio and photos from the event here during this week as the program unfolds.

Issues Forum Interviews

Farm Bill
Interview with Mary Kay Thatcher, American Farm Bureau Federation Farm Bill, RFS, corn crop
Interview with Jon Doggett, National Corn Growers Association Farm Bill, USDA crop review
Interview with Richard Wilkins, American Soybean Association Farm Bill, immigration
Interview with Chris Galen, National Milk Producers Federation Farm Bill energy, RFS
Interview with Bob Dinneen, Renewable Fuels Association RFS, corn crop
Interview with Tom Buis, Growth Energy Farm Bill, RFS
Interview with Anne Steckel, National Biodiesel Board Immigration
Interview with Kristi Boswell, American Farm Bureau Federation Farm Bill, Animal welfare
Interview with Colin Woodall, National Cattlemen's Beef Association Biotech crops
Interview with Andy LaVigne, American Seed Trade Association Soybean checkoff
Interview with Jim Stillman, United Soybean Board 100 Year Anniversary and HFCS Update
Interview with David Knowles, Corn Refiners Association


Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack Dr. Catherine Woteki, Undersecretary for Research, Education & Economics Michael Scuse, Acting Deputy Secretary, Farm & Foreign Ag Services Tom Christensen, Acting Associate Chief of Operations, NRCS Dr. Gerald Bange, Chairman, World Agricultural Outlook Board William Hohenstein, Director of Climate Change Program Office

Senate Ag Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow
House Ag Committee Chairman Frank Lucas
Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR)
Senator Mike Johanns (R-NE)
Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
2013 NAFB Washington Watch Photo Album