Food & Agriculture 2012 National Conference

Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 8:30am
Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 5:00pm

The Brazil-U.S. Business Council is a proud supporting organization of the Food & Agriculture 2012 National Conference, organized by Faegre Baker Daniels, an international law firm of more than 800 legal and consulting professionals. Please join us for this dynamic full-day conference bringing together national industry leaders, in-house counsel, business executives and regulatory representatives. 

Food & Agriculture 2012 National Conference
Where: Hilton Minneapolis | 1001 Marquette Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55403
When: July 19, 2012 | 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Register here. BUSBC Members receive $100 discount on $395.00 fee.
Please contact Mariana Yazbek at for the discount code.
For the agenda and more information, please click here
The conference features ten breakout panel sessions under three tracks:
  • Food Production and Distribution
  • Production Agriculture
  • Global Agricultural Products and Food Markets
We are very excited to welcome the following senior industry leaders as plenary speakers who will bring their unique, high-level perspectives on key issues within the industry:
  • Greg Page, Chairman and CEO, Cargill, Incorporated,
  • Michael Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Foods, Food and Drug Administration
  • David Morgan, President, Syngenta Seeds North America

Panel breakout sessions will cover highly relevant industry topics from field-to-fork, including implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), food labeling and consumer claims, GMOs, environmental regulation, new credit products, global mobility, and international market compliance.

The national group of more than 35 panelists include representatives from industry leaders such as Agricultural Retailers Association, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Cargill, ChinaVest, Ltd., CoBank, CropLife America, Dole Food Company, Dow AgroSciences, General Mills, Hormel Foods Corporation, JBS USA, Kemin Industries, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, NAD - Better Business Bureau, National Grain and Feed Association, Nestlé, Sara Lee, Syngenta Seeds, University of Minnesota, U.S. Bank, Welch Foods, Inc., and Wells Fargo.