Food and Ag leaders Discuss Importance of US-China Collaboration

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (March 8, 2021) — The United States Heartland China Association (USHCA), in collaboration with its Chinese and American partners, is proud to host the first virtual US-China agriculture roundtable beginning on March 23. The three-week event, which will feature an array of top leaders and thinkers in food and agriculture, will focus on how agriculture can address major global challenges and stabilize bilateral relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

密苏里州杰佛逊市(2021年3月8日)— 美国腹地中国协会(U.S. Heartland China Association,简称USHCA),协同中国和美国的合作伙伴,很荣幸将于3 月23日举办第一届中美农业圆桌网络会议,本次为期三周的会议我们邀请了食品 与农业领域的领导人与行业精英,聚焦农业领域如何应对重大全球挑战和稳定美中 双边关系发起讨论。

“The USHCA strongly believes that agriculture can help accelerate a climate-wise recovery for America as well as act as a stabilizing bedrock for the important US-China bilateral relationship,” said Bob Holden, Chairman and CEO of the USHCA and former governor of Missouri. “Through this global sharing of ideas, we hope to shed a light on a way forward that would benefit China, the U.S., and the planet.”

USHCA主席兼首席执行官、前密苏里州州长鲍勃·霍尔登表示:“ USHCA坚信, 农业可以帮助美国加速气候方面的复苏,并会成为美中双边关系的稳定基石” 。“通 过全球范围内的思想交流,我们希望能探索出一条有利于中国、美国和整个地球的 前进道路。

” Entitled “Shared Challenges for a Shared Future: Finding the Way Forward,” the series of programs is are dedicated to three pioneers who Page 2 of 2 helped transform agriculture: George Washington Carver, Norman Borlaug, and Yuan Longping.

名为“共迎挑战,共赢未来:探寻前进之路”的一系列项目,旨在助力于农业改革领 域的三位先驱:乔治·华盛顿·卡弗、诺曼·博洛格和袁隆平。

Participants in the forums are expected to include leaders from major food and agriculture companies, education institutions, and rural development research organizations. Select confirmed participants include: 论坛拟邀嘉宾主要包括粮食和农业公司、教育机构和农村发展研究组织的领导人。 已确认与会嘉宾有:

 Krysta Harden, CEO of USDEC

 Elsa Murano, Director of Borlaug Institute, Texas A& M University

 Polly Ruhland, CEO of United Soybean Board

 Bill Even, CEO of National Pork Board

 Erik Fyrwald, CEO of Syngenta Group

 Rattan Lal, Ohio State University, 2020 World Food Prize Laureate

 Juan Luciano, Chairman and CEO of ADM

 John C. May, Chairman and CEO of John Deere

 Damona Doye, Associate Vice President, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

 库里斯塔·哈登, USDEC首席执行官  艾尔莎·穆拉诺,德州农工大学博洛格研究所主任

 波莉·鲁兰德,美国大豆基金会首席执行官  比尔·埃文,美国国家猪肉委员会首席执行官

 埃里克·方华德,先正达集团首席执行官

 拉坦,拉尔,俄亥俄州立大学,2020年世界粮食奖得主

 胡安·卢西亚诺,ADM董事长兼首席执行官

 约翰·梅,约翰迪尔公司董事长兼首席执行官

 达默纳·多伊,俄克拉荷马州合作推广服务副总裁

“We feel fortunate to be able to bring together an outstanding group of leaders and influencers who are instrumental in guiding agriculture through the many global challenges we face today,” Holden continued. “By sharing thoughts and ideas, we hope to create new ways to tackle the problems that confront us all.” 霍尔登先生称:“能够把一批杰出的领导人和有影响力的人聚集在一起我们深感荣 幸,正是这些人在指导我们的农业应对现下全球挑战方面发挥了重要作用”。“通过 思想碰撞,我们希望创造出新的方法来解决我们所有人面临的问题。”

The inaugural ceremony on March 23 is open to the public. More information on the program is available at


US Heartland China Association is a 501(C)3 bipartisan organization that is dedicated to building stronger ties between the heartland region of the United States and the People’s Republic of China. USHCA’s efforts are concentrated on building trust among government officials, business leaders, and educational and community interests in the US and China. More information is available at 美国腹地中国协会是符合501(C)3标准的两党连立组织,旨在加强美国核心地区和 中国之间的联系。USHCA致力于建立美中两国政府官员、商界领袖、教育和社区 利益组织之间的信任。更多信息请访问

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