The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) will conduct a media conference call on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time, featuring U.S. ag industry leaders who will be in Japan as part of USMEF’s Heartland Team. The group is visiting Tokyo and Sendai Sept. 1-7.
The conference call will feature opening remarks from:
Dan Halstrom, USMEF president and CEO
Cevin Jones, Idaho cattle feeder and USMEF chair-elect
Dean Meyer, Iowa Corn Growers Association director and USMEF Executive Committee member
Dave Preisler, Minnesota Pork Board CEO
Their comments will be followed by a question-and-answer session. Participants should call 1-866-519-2804 and enter passcode 770447. (If you are calling from an area that cannot access this toll-free number, please dial 1-719-234-7307 and use the same passcode.)
No RSVP is required to join the conference call, but if you have questions please email Joe Schuele or call him at 303-547-0030.
A full list of Heartland Team members is available here. If you would like to arrange an interview following the group’s return from Japan, please contact Joe Schuele or the team member’s sponsoring organization.