Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will give the keynote address at the 2018 Agricultural Transportation Summit: Connecting Growing Supply with Growing Demand in Arlington, Virginia.
The summit is July 25-26, 2018. It is hosted by the Soy Transportation Coalition and National Grain and Feed Association and supported by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service.
The Ag Transportation Summit unites leaders from agricultural producer organizations, agribusinesses and government to focus on the importance of inland waterway, rail, truck and vessel transportation to the competitiveness and profitability of U.S. agriculture.
The 2018 Summit will focus on “Connecting Growing Supply with Growing Demand” and feature panels highlighting port and rail issues, speakers from USDA and Surface Transportation Board and several “Innovation Sessions” focusing on new and emerging technologies.
After the Summit concludes, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, in cooperation with Washington State University, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, will host an Agricultural Transportation Infrastructure Workshop on the afternoon of July 26.