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AEM announces The Future of Food and Farming

The Celebration of Modern Ag Returns to the National Mall in May


WHAT:  The Future of Food and Farming; The Celebration of Modern Ag on the National Mall

WHERE: Washington, DC, On the National Mall near the Smithsonian Metro.  

WHEN: May 6-8, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHO: The Association of Equipment Manufacturers will host 25 of its members and a record number of partners in the DC agriculture community on the National Mall, highlighting the agriculture industry's focus on and commitment to sustainably providing for a growing world. 

WHY YOUR AUDIENCE CARES: This year’s theme, The Future of Food and Farming, showcases the modern agricultural equipment that is essential for a sustainable future of safe and abundant food, fiber, and fuel for our nation and the world.  

VISUALS: Many members bring large equipment and hands-on exhibits that are open to the public. It’s a unique opportunity for interactive standups or capturing images and b-roll of farm machinery alongside historic monuments. Lawmakers and regulators are expected to visit and engage with members and the public.  Downloadable images from the first Celebration of Modern Ag on the National Mall are available at these links: Equipment Against the Washington Monument, Hands-on Fun for All Ages, Secretary Vilsack Observes Equipment Demo

INTERVIEW & EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: AEM leaders and subject matter experts will be onsite discussing innovations helping America’s farmers, ranchers, and growers sustainably provide for the world.

RSVP: Please let us know if you plan to be onsite and our team can help with scheduling interviews with participating organizations. Please email Mary Stratton with your RSVP or with any questions. You can find a list of participating members and organizations here