Published on Sunday, March 05, 2017
Event date: 5/31/2017 - 6/1/2017 Export event
Montana Chamber Foundation and Senator Daines to Co-Host Montana Ag Summit 2017 in Great Falls
U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that he will be spearheading the Montana Ag Summit 2017 in Great Falls this spring.The Montana Chamber is proud to co-host the event with Senator Daines, who serves as a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry and is the Chairman of the Conservation, Forestry and Natural Resources Subcommittee.
“The Summit will highlight our state’s number one economic driver by bringing together agricultural leaders to discuss how to keep our agricultural heritage strong for generations to come,” Daines stated. “Farmers and ranchers are the backbone of Montana’s economy and I look forward to a Montana family conversation about the future of agriculture.”
The summit, sponsored by Daines, will take place in Great Falls on May 31 and June 1, 2017. U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, the Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry will deliver a keynote address at the summit.
“I am pleased to travel to Montana with one of our Committee’s newest members, Senator Daines, to speak at his Agriculture Summit,” said Roberts. “I appreciate Senator Daines’ hard work and enthusiasm for promoting and serving farmers and ranchers. His leadership on behalf of Montana’s rural constituents will serve his home state well during the 115th Congress.”
The Montana Ag Summit will bring the nation’s agricultural leaders to Montana’s Golden Triangle. The focus of the summit is on strengthening international relationships for Montana agriculture, showcasing technological advancements, promoting the next generation of farmers and ranchers, and discussing the challenges of federal policies and regulations.
“We’re excited to work with Senator Daines as a co-host of this event to focus on the backbone of Montana’s economy – agriculture,” noted Webb Brown, President/CEO of the Montana Chamber of Commerce. “From family farms to high-tech operations, we’ll examine the challenges and opportunities in Big Sky Country. Join us!”
The Montana Chamber Foundation has co-hosted other business summits with Sen. Daines, including the Montana Tech Summit and Montana Energy Summit.
To register and for more information please visit www.AgSummitMontana.com.
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