Session Summary: Great Lakes 2012 Farm Bill Opportunities and Obstacles
This workshop will highlight current Farm Bill efforts, including GLRI funding and accomplishments from a broad perspective, on-the-ground success stories, and a look at the 2012 Farm Bill with its potential for creative opportunities and fiscal and policy challenges. Participants will hear from regional and national experts, and will have an opportunity to present ideas, programs and practices to improve the health of the Great Lakes through the new 2012 Farm Bill.
Lead Organization/Person: Ducks Unlimited
- Moderator: Marc Smith, National Wildlife Federation
- Gildo Tori, Director of Public Policy, Ducks Unlimited
- Terry Cosby, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service
- Vicki Anderson, Great Lakes Coordinator, Natural Resources Conservation Service