You can download USDA Outlook Forum proceedings beginning March 3. Set in Arlington, VA, the 79th Agricultural Outlook Forum (AOF) will be held Feb. 20-21. This year's program will focus on competing in the 21st Century.

Speeches will be available to download at www.usda.gov/oce/waob/agforum beginning March 3. You can also sign up before then to receive AOF speech texts by e-mail. Go to usda.mannlib.cornell.edu (click “reports by e-mail”).

In addition, the Feb. 20 opening sessions will be video Webcast at www.usda.gov/oce/waob/agforum.

This year's program will highlight the competitive challenges faced by American farmers in the world arena.