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 beginning March 3. You can also sign up before then to receive AOF speech texts by e-mail. Go to (click “reports by e-mail”).

In addition, the Feb. 20 opening sessions will be video Webcast at

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