USDA Undersecretary yfor Natural Resources to present plan for Farm Bill

CONTACTS: Amanda Goldberg, 212-626-4748; [email protected]
or Kristen Skopeck, 315-477-6524; [email protected]


WASHINGTON, April 6, 2007 – USDA Undersecretary for Natural Resources and the Environment, Mark Rey will discuss Market-Based Conservation as outlined in US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Mike Johanns’ 2007 Farm Bill proposal. Rey will be joined by national business leaders with a stake in the environmental future of America.

WHO: USDA Under Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment Mark Rey

WHAT: A presentation and discussion of the Bush Administration’s plan for Market-Based Conservation as outlined in the Conservation Title of Secretary Johanns 2007 Farm Bill proposal.

WHEN: 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2007

WHERE: Baker & McKenzie LLP
1114 Avenue of the Americas
Fourth Floor Conference Room
New York, New York 10036
Telephone: 212-626-4100

PARTICULARS: Attendees must RSVP with Amanda Goldberg at 212-626-4748, so they can be cleared through security. Please RSVP no later than Tuesday, April 10.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For members of the media who can not attend in person, there are a specific number of phone access lines available. Please contact Kristen Skopeck at 315-477-6524 to be given the phone access information.