3. Gain insights that may be useful in determining committee recommendations on accelerating progress in obesity prevention.
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER: Legislative perspectives on obesity in farm and health policies: What lies ahead in Congress?
Eric Olsen, Feeding America
PANEL I: U.S. Agricultural Policies and Their Influence on Obesity: What Do We Know?
Daryll Ray, University of Tennessee
Helen Jensen, Iowa State University
PANEL II: Food Procurement and Obesity Prevention
Kate Rogers, H-E-B
Andrea B. Thomas, Walmart
PANEL III: Perspectives on Farm and Health Issues
Linda Barnes, Marshalltown Community College
Doug Sombke, South Dakota Farmers Union
CLOSING SPEAKER: Obesity and Farm and Food Policy in the Current Political Context
Jerry Hagstrom, The Hagstrom Report