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Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman to address National pork Industry Forum

by 5m Editor
26 February 2004, at 12:00am

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman, will visit with pork producers at the 2004 National Pork Industry Forum in Atlanta, Georgia, next week.

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Veneman is scheduled to speak at the National Pork Producers Council's (NPPC) delegate session on Friday, March 5.

This is the first time that Veneman, a high profile member of President Bush's cabinet, will attend Forum.

At the convention, which runs from March 4-6, the annual meetings of the NPPC and the National Pork Board will be conducted.

This year's Forum features lively discussions on animal welfare, the continuing marketing challenges facing the industry, environmental regulations, economic pressures and more. Conference sessions will feature industry experts, producer leaders and others who deal daily with these issues.

Source: National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) - 25th February 2004

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