Let your voice be heard at one of the Listening Sessions or Tribal Consultations during the 2019 IAC Annual Conference.
The Intertribal Agriculture Council Annual Conference is the largest gathering of American Indian agriculture producers, Tribal natural resource professionals and USDA service providers.
The 2019 IAC Annual Conference is a three-day event focusing on Native agriculture production, sustainability and conservation. Attendees include Native pre-college and college students, educators, and professionals as well as representatives from Tribal Nations, Tribal enterprises, Native owned businesses, and government partners.
USDA Pre-conference sessions and the 4th Annual Youth Conference, kick off on December 9th.
Consultations and Listening Sessions
Tribal Consultation to discuss the Industrial Hemp Interim Final Rule as provided under the 2018 Farm Bill.
Conference participants are invited to an upcoming tribal consultation to discuss the Industrial Hemp Interim Final Rule as provided under the 2018 Farm Bill.
By hearing your views, information, concerns, suggestions, and interests on this topic, it ensures that USDA better serves Indian Country and fulfills its government-to-government obligation.
Wednesday December 11, 2019 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm in Artist Hall G
National Association of Food Distribution Programs on Indian Reservations Preparatory Session
This is a preparatory session for the Tribal Consultation on FDPIR with USDA. Tribal leaders and/or their staff who are interested in attending that consultation are welcome to join this session to learn more about FDPIR and current topics in consultation.
Monday, December 9, 2019 from 1:00-6:00 in Artist Hall E
- The premiere national event serving Native American produced foods and ingredients sourced across Indian country.
Visit: www.indianag.org/conference for all the details.
Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program (FRTEP) Registration
American Indian Foods Exhibit Hall & Trade Show
The renowned American Indian Foods Exhibit & Trade Show features government agencies, nonprofit organizations, Tribes, and Native artisans, featuring handcrafted art and value added food products, many of which utilize our Made By American Indians™ trademark.
The Trade show will open Tuesday, December 10th through Thursday, December 12th. Reserve your booth space by clicking below.
A block of rooms has been set aside for conference attendees. The rates start at $93/night* + tax, reserve before November 18, 2019.
Benefits of booking in IAC room block:
1. Resort fees are included in the room price when you book at the link below.
2. $100.00 per room per stay security/incidental deposit which will be due upon arrival.
($50 security/incidental deposit per day for rooms booked outside of the block.)
The Intertribal Agriculture Council is a membership based organization. General membership consists of the 573 Federally Recognized Tribes. General membership on the council is vested with the tribes and not with any specific individual. Visit our membership page to learn more at www.IndianAg.org/Membership
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